This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Mr. Geo. Such, of South Amboy, has formed a full collection of the singular, and we may add, world-renowned Sarracenias, and thus describes them :
Nothing in our houses proves more attractive than these beautiful and interesting Pitcher-plants, and consequently we cannot too strongly recommend them to the attention of our customers. Half a dozen, of the same variety, put into a ten or twelve inch pan, constitute one of the most remarkable objects that can be exhibited at a Horticultural show. For florists, these are valuable plants, and one, if no more of each sort, should be in the hands of all who have a greenhouse.