Description: Sarracenia 'Leah Wilkerson' is a naturally occurring hybrid discovered in Walton County, Florida in 2002 by Brooks Garcia. It is renowned for its vigor, size and coloration. It is likely a complex hybrid of Sarracenia leucophylla , Sarracenia flava and Sarracenia flava x leucophylla. In cultivation it can reach 36 inches in height. Lids are a pale yellow verging on white, with regularly spaced red veining throughout. This is the crown jewel of any pitcher plant collection. For more information please view the ICPS official cultivar description.
S. ‘Leah Wilkerson’ is a valuable plant for developing new cultivars. Some noteworthy 'Leah Wilkerson' offspring include S. ‘Legacy’, S. ‘Tower of Terror’ and S. ‘Iamsatyricon’.
For fans of Sarracenia flava, leucophylla hybrids, make sure to check out Flytrap King Nursery's Sarracenia 'Lunchbox', another Brooks Garcia introduction.
Pitcher Plant Care: Plant Sarracenia Leah Wilkerson in full sun to part shade outdoors. Use peat moss and perlite in a very large planter and keep it wet. S. 'Leah Wilkerson' will reach its full potential only when grown in a planter with adequate room. For plants reaching maturity, try a 5 gallon or larger container. In a bog garden, use a mixture of peat moss and sand. It loses its leaves in the winter. Cold hardy to 20F in a pot and 0F in the ground.
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