sun pitcher


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Noun1.sun pitcher - any of several herbs of Guiana highlands having racemes of nodding white or pink flowers; trap and digest insects in pitcher-shaped leaves with spoon-shaped caps
pitcher plant - any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
genus Heliamphora, Heliamphora - genus of pitcher plants of the Guiana Highlands in South America
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It describes the basics of carnivorous plants, including where they are grown, what they eat, whether they can be used for insect control, and different species and varieties; cultivation in the home and garden; where to grow them; year-round care and maintenance for pests and diseases; common plants and their cultivation and propagation; growing more difficult plants (the Albany pitcher plant, sun pitcher, and tropical pitcher plant); and teaching children and beginners.