Carnivorous Plant Information

Growing Tips for Cephalotus

Growing Tips for Cephalotus

The Western Australian Pitcher Plant, Cephalotus follicularis, grows naturally in the peat of spring-fed swamps of southwestern Australia near Albany.  It grows along the grassy edges of the coastal heathlands, where the moist soil is typically a sand/peat mix, often sandier than peaty.
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Growing Tips for Bog Plants

Growing Tips for Bog Plants

Bog Plants grow in the same conditions as carnivorous plants. They typically prefer consistently damp, peaty sandy soil and full to partial sun.
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Growing Tips for Aquatic Bladderworts

Growing Tips for Aquatic Bladderworts

Aquatic Bladderworts, Utricularia, grow in the dark tea colored waters of boggy wetlands worldwide. Here, the water is dark brown and rich in tannins from decaying peat moss, and low in nutrients.
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Growing Tips for Aldrovanda

Growing Tips for Aldrovanda

The Waterwheel Plant, Aldrovanda vesiculosa, is native to the bog pools of Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe. It grows submerged in acidic, peaty water that is low in nutrients, but rich in dead leaf litter.
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