Re: sarr hybrids

Terry Bertozzi - 229112 (
Fri, 17 Jun 1994 13:43:14 +0930 (CST)

> In terms of size, the biggest traps and flowers in the genus are in some
> S.flava. Cross them, and the resulting flowers are much smaller. I don't
> know of anyone hybridizing Sarracenia with the flowers in mind, with the
> exception of a few oddities such as the leucophylla cv. `Tarnok' or orange
> flowered psittacinas.


Ever noticed that crosses involving S. psittacina end up producing hybrids
of a large size? I wonder why that is, any thoughts?