Cobra Lily
Darlingtonia californica
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Does not need fertilizer.
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Other common names California Pitcher plant, Cobra Plant
Family Sarraceniaceae
Other scientific names Chrysamphora californica

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • purple
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green