So I seriously know the answer to the subject line... but it has been hard getting really neat sarracenia plants when they are in dormancy... it is such a tease BUT the price is right.
For those of you that have been growing sarracenia for awhile now... is it normal for a fairly new sarracenia grower to worry that the plants look too brown while dormant or to wonder if they are ok? I am not used to this as my forte (if you can even call it that) is more in tropical species. Typically I know if a plant is ok by new growth, which makes it a tough judgment call when it comes to sarracenia.
I have them planted in a minibog with the typical peat and perlite mix in the back yard and so far this year we've had 1 hard freeze of 24 degrees. There should be plenty of root space since there is over 12 inches in depth of pure media. Other than this we only hit freezing a couple of other times. Since Sarracenia alata is native to Texas, it seems the plants should easily handle these temperatures.
So... keep soil moist, keep outside and let them do their thing... anything else I should be looking for? Typically how much spacing needs to be between species?