May 24th, 2013

Pitcher Perfect

Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

This is for Claire and Peggy, bog plant experts at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) flowers have been harvested for drying.

A shot from the rear, equally beautiful as the frontal view.

A shot from the rear, equally beautiful as the frontal view.

The puffy center shields the anthers.

The puffy center shields the anthers.

The gentle side of carnivorous plants.

The gentle side of carnivorous plants.

Jonah Holland is PR & Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, specializing in social media. She's been known to go for a walk, and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure.

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