The Sarracenia bogs burst into life while we were away on holidays! This season will see a bumper number of flowers.
14 October marks the date of the first fully open Sarracenia flower in the bog gardens. It was of course a Sarracenia flava, this year the David Martin var. flava clone called F1. It produces robust pitchers.
The first pitcher open looks set to be S. flava var. rubrocorpora, a robust clone from Phil Reytter. The traps look like they will be around 50 cm tall, give or take.
In another few weeks, the bog gardens should be ablaze with dozens of flowers all open at once. I will post more photos soon.