Another select clone that is starting to color up, but hasn't yet reached its fullest potential. Check out the unique shape to this plant! The trap can get dark purple to almost blackish under optimal conditions, but the colors typically show up for us outdoors here in Northern California around autumn.
S. alata 'Dark, upward Lid' Stone Co, MS, Photos taken 7/25/17-this is an older trap, but I'll probably have to wait for fall pitcher production to see the blackish traps that this clone can produce:
This side of the trap is in the shade, so anthocyanin production is much less:
A newer trap showing the details of the underside of the lid, crazy beautiful even though not yet at its fullest color potential:
Ya baby! You can tell this thing can get dark just by the start of the pigments forming on this trap:
Some updated photos of S. alata 'Dark, upward lid' Stone Co, MS. when will this clone get really dark?! GOSH!!! Well, still looking pretty nice, and we still have the fall coming up, so fingers crossed something happens this year. Photos taken mostly on 8/14/18:
Some of the altas are totally burnt out now, but this clone is still looking pretty nice! If you're looking to breed plants with long lasting traps, this is a good candidate for that! Pics taken 12/11/18:
sanguinearocks101: What are good plants to make hybrids with S. luecophylla with? Im looking for dark colors.
Sept 10, 2020 18:46:52 GMT -5
adaetz100: Sarracenia purpurea tends to add a lot of red/purple to its offspring, but there are some lovely dark red flava x leucophylla crosses too. Look up 'Royal Ruby' if you're not familiar with it already--it's a natural flava x leuco hybrid
Sept 22, 2020 20:15:04 GMT -5
sarrseens: How about $50
Oct 3, 2020 10:35:54 GMT -5