Suggestions for Carnivorous Plants to Grow

Suggestions for Carnivorous Plants to Grow

Suggestions for Carnivorous Plants to Grow

Easy to Grow Carnivorous Plants:

  • Venus Flytrap  Dionaea muscipula
  • Threadleaf Sundew  Drosera filiformis
  • Cape Sundew  Drosera capensis
  • Forked Sundew  Drosera binata
  • Yellow Pitcher Plant  Sarracenia flava
  • Purple Pitcher Plant  Sarracenia purpurea
  • White Top Pitcher Plant  Sarracenia leucophylla
  • Early Butterwort  Pinguicula primuliflora
  • Terrestrial bladderworts i.e., Utricularia bisquamata, U. sandersonii, U. subulata

Moderately Easy to Grow Carnivorous Plants:

  • Cobra Lily  Darlingtonia californica
  • Pygmy sundews  Drosera spp.
  • Other sundews not mentioned above  Drosera spp.
  • Australian Pitcher Plant  Cephalotus follicularis
  • Highland Hanging Pitcher Plants  Nepenthes spp.
  • Mexican Butterwort  Pinguicula moranensis caudata
  • Temperate Butterworts  Pinguicula spp.
  • Other Pitcher Plants not mentioned above  Sarracenia spp.
  • Aquatic Bladderworts  Utricularia spp.

Difficult to Grow Carnivorous Plants:

  • Waterwheel  Aldrovanda vesiculosa
  • Rainbow plants  Byblis spp.
  • Australian tuberous sundews  Drosera spp.
  • Dewy Pine  Drosophyllum lusitanicum
  • Sun Pitcher Plants  Heliamphora spp.
  • Lowland Hanging Pitcher Plants  Nepenthes spp.
  • Epiphytic bladderworts  Utricularia spp.
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