Carnivorous Plants/Flava flower

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Hey guys, this is not a problem question, just one of curiosity. My Flava flowers, the ones I posted on your Facebook page are starting to go from drooping over to the whole flower pointing up like a sun flower?? I have never let my plants flower before so just wondering what they're doing??? Thanks, Jason

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Hi Jason,

This is very much part of the cycle on flowers on many Sarracenia.  It's very common once they've been pollinated (or just reaching the end of their bloom) to drop petals then turn the flower upwards.  I've most noticed this on S. flava and S. leucophylla, but many others do it too.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest
http://www.cobraplant.com

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