Sarracenia purpurea is well adapted to year-round outdoor cultivation in my semi-continental temperate climate, to the point that the subspecies purpurea has been successfully introduced in a peatbog in the Jura Mountains, near where I live. Also, contrary to tall-leaved Sarracenia, it won’t have its pitchers filled with insects and get ruined in a few days, which is a major problem here and the primary reason why I don’t grow more temperate Sarraceniaceae.
So here comes Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa “Reedy Creek” (see the Wikipedia entry for this location), a clone that is known for its great color and wavy lids. My specimen is a very nice 15-cm wide mother plant, originally seed-grown by Christian Klein in Germany, with no less than three offshoots.