Nepenthes burbidgeae is one of the most beautiful tropical pitcher plants, earning the name "the Painted Pitcher Plant". The pitchers on the left are from different "name your clone" seedlings. Pitcher coloration depends on genetics, age and environment. These pitchers are only 1 3/4 inch tall, but will get grapefruit sized when the plants are older. By then, the pitcher color may change. Many of the plants we send out have smaller pitchers which do not show their "true colors" yet. All are beautiful and will display several color changes as they age. As the native range of this species shrinks from development, we feel it is important to offer genetically different seed- raised plants to establish this wonderful species in cultivation.
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