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    Question on flowers

    My S. purpurea ssp. purpurea is currently flowering, and I have been thinking of pollinating it with wild purp pollen. My question is; how long do Sarracenia flowers tend to last? This thing opened up around this past weekend, and I wouldn't be able to get to wild flowering purps until this weekend. Will the stigmas still be receptive by then? If it helps, the flower has a scent, and there is pollen collecting on the style.

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    wrap a little mesh bag to prevent pollination from another plant
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    Lol, this is the only one flowering for miles.

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    The flowers open for about 10 - 14 days and can take the pollen anytime.

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    Ok, thanks.

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    bees can fly pretty far! i dont know. haha
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