Sarracenia Purpurea is one of the hardiest and tough varieties of pitcher plant to grow. This form called Venosa is a solid red type. In full sun the foliage will turn bright red. Growing large pitchers up to over 1 foot tall with some odd markings. Hardy to zone 4 plants must be grown in full to part sun in peat or peat sand mix and constantly wet. Plants sold in 4 to 4 1/2 inch pots.