Carnivorous Plant Information

Venus Flytraps

Venus Flytraps

The Venus Flytrap, Dionaea muscipula, is probably the favorite of all Carnivorous Plants. The traps consist of two clamshell-like halves, lined with many stout guard hairs and minute nectar glands.
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Upland Orchids

Upland Orchids

Hardy Orchids are terrestrial orchids that tolerate cold winters. They often grow in or near bogs. Bog species like the Grass Pinks, (Calogogon), and Lady Tresses (Spiranthes) grow in the wet areas of the bog, pocosin or fen.
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Growing Tips for Tropical Butterworts

Growing Tips for Tropical Butterworts

Tropical Butterworts, Pinguicula, typically grow in seasonal humid fog forests in highland areas of Central America and the Carribbean, on cliffs of limestone. They experience warm, summer monsoons and cooler winter droughts.
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Growing Tips for Terrestrial Bladderworts

Growing Tips for Terrestrial Bladderworts

Terrestrial Bladderworts, Utricularia, are the most common group of CPs and grow in a variety of biomes worldwide. Most terrestrial bladderworts grow in typical CP conditions of sunny, very wet, peaty soil.
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Growing Tips for Roridula

Growing Tips for Roridula

How to grow Roridula carnivorous plants successfully. Roridula can be challenging to grow. Keep in mind it comes from a mediterranean-like climate, much like that of Cephalotus, and prefers humid, warm, sunny conditions, i.e. subtropical.
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Propagation

Propagation

Carnivorous Plants can be propagated in a variety of ways including: seeds, vegetative apomixis, leaf budding, stolons, tissue culture and more.
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Heliamphora

Heliamphora

Heliamphora are native to the Tepuis of the Guiana Highlands which are high sandstone mesas in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil.
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