Pitcher Plants
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I purchased a cobra lily, they said not above 79 degrees and I am not sure of how low it can go? I was under the impression not to

Zone 98036 | themountainwalker1 added on October 18, 2018 | Answered

cold ? it is highland species and is much more purple then my low land.. what is the temperature range? Thanks getting ready for winter..

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 21, 2018

They are hardy to zone 7. This means that they will survive a winter down to 0F. The top of the plant will die off well before this, but the roots will go dormant and survive well below freezing.

They will usually prefer to be sopping wet, similar to a bog, but during the winter dormancy, they will like it to be moist but not saturated as they would during summer.

This article will give you more information on the care of these:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/pitcher-plants/growing-cobra-lily-plants.htm

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