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This section houses Sarracenia cultivars, including species, that originate from my own
pollinations. It may also include a few the bumblebees beat me to. As new plants distinguish
themselves, and time allows, many more will be added. Out of the thousands of seedlings started each year, Very very few will make it to this page.

One of my major weaknesses lies in organization. Every year I sail forth with a new commitment and a new numbering system and now have a strategy of fossil patterns. Last winter I created another just for the website and have already lost the meaning intended by the W.O.S. A free plant of my choice will be awarded to the best attempt at interpretation.

W.O.S. 09-1
I hope to name and register this plant someday. This is a lost label beauty that measures up to six inches across the mouth of the pitcher. My guess is S. rosea X S. oreophila and the particular individuals I most suspect will be crossed to see what happens this time. People notice this one. Among many other lovely plants this one stands out.


Although it is a strong grower it is slow to divide, putting it a few years out.

W.O.S. 09-2 (flava X purp.) X purp.
This is a very pretty compact plant with a lovely flower. This is going to be a slow propagator without tissue culture. I am going to make several versions of this cross in search of a plentitude of similar seedlings.

W.O.S. 09-3 [leuco. X purp.] X [leuco. X purp.]


Here is a compact white hyb. with pitchers up to five inches wide.
This semi-evergreen beauty is slow to divide and is several years away from introduction.

W.O.S. 09-4 flava X alata

This hybrid has a gloriously colored throat where hues of yellow, orange, red and violet all compete for attention. I love this plant, a vigorous grower and fast divider that we hope to have ready in one or two years.

 

W.O.S. 09-5 complex hybrid

This one is a lost label cultivar that is probably a mix of flava, purp. and psitt. The yellow and red coloration of this hybrid is very bold, very striking. It is a slow divider and several years out.

 

W.O.S. 09-6 {(rubra X psitt.) X leuco.} X leuco

We like this strong growing medium height white hybrid a lot.
Although shorter than leucophylla, this plant seems more massive due to it's dense branching structure. The resulting display of heavy trap production is impressive. This fine white hybrid, for us, turns a beautiful mottled pink as the season ends.


Introduced this year, spring of 09, by Oudean's Willow Creek Nursery and The Indoor Sun Shoppe.

W.O.S. 09-7 leuco. X alata

This is a well mannered plant that shows best in the later season for us. The form is elegant and the coloring is subtle. Aristocratic in summer it shows it's silly side in spring when it erupts a profusion beautiful, hyper-feminine pink flowers. Vigorous and a good clumper.


Introduction this year, spring 09, by Oudean's Willow Creek Nursery and The Indoor Sun Shoppe.

W.O.S. 09-9 leuco. X rubra

Here is another lost label hybrid that certainly includes rubra and leucophylla but does not appear to be a simple first generation cross of these species. Sporting large pretty pink pitchers, this plant shows well mid season to late. We and the frogs like this one a lot. A few years out.

 

W.O.S. 09-8 flava X (flava X purp.)

This is a strong growing medium-tall hybrid with large, colorful pitchers. The wavy edges of the traps give the plant a casual grace that is most agreeable. We are a few years away on this one.

W.O.S. 09-11 Odyssey X leucu.

This is a beauty. I have made this cross several times, with different leucophyllas, convinced that a good plant would emerge. So far this is the best. While still a young plant, We love this tall-medium red for it's intense coloring and refined configuration.

Several years out.

 

W.O.S. 09-12 Odyssey X Doreen's Colossus    .

This is a strong growing medium-tall hybrid with large, colorful pitchers. The wavy edges of the traps give the plant a casual grace that is most agreeable.

We are a few years away on this one.

W.O.S. 09-13 (leuco. X purp.) X alata red

This pubescent hyb. has the most amazing silvery-white coloration that becomes a dark raspberry infusion under the hood.  This is a very special plant that I am very excited about.


It will be a few years before we have the numbers for introduction but it is just too lovely to hide its face 'til then.

 

 

W.O.S. 09-14    

Here is another lost label beauty that that probably partakes of leucophylla, purpurea, and rubra.  With this plant we get lots of vigor and a exuberant growth habit.  In mid to late season this plant explodes a mass of medium height, candy confection colored pitchers.
This is a young plant, but a fast propagator, that is about two years away.                                                         

 

W.O.S. 09-15 (leuco. X purp.) X alata red

This is a nice pubescent tall red with a variable pitcher shape, some are sort of hooded, some are partially closed or distorted and some develop this most amazing open wings effect. 

We hope to offer this multiple personality wonder in a couple of years.