Carnivorous Plant Information

Carnivorous Plants from Seeds

Carnivorous Plants from Seeds

Generally speaking, the seeds of Carnivorous Plants are quite small and very slow growing. It takes a typical Venus Flytrap and many other carnivorous plants 3 to 4 years to gain a size of over 2 inches. Because of this, most Carnivorous Plants generally are not practical for those wanting quick results.
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Colin Szesze's Carnivorous Plant Terrarium

Carnivorous Plant Terrariums

Carnivorous Plant Terrarium Care. An open terrarium is a great way to grow carnivorous plants. They keep the moisture and humidity up and allow the plants to have free access to insects.
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Carnivorous Plant Soil Mixes

Carnivorous Plant Soil Mixes

Carnivorous Plants worldwide grow in similar conditions: sunny, moist, peaty soils. You can make your own soil mixes for carnivorous plants.
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Sarracenia x Judith Hindle CP Hybrid

Carnivorous Plant Hybrids

Carnivorous Plant hybrids are crosses between two different species. For example Sarracenia purpurea x Sarracenia flava creates the hybrid Sarracenia catesbaei, common name: Cate's Pitcher Plant. Crosses can occur naturally or artificially, by selecting desired characteristics.
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Michigan Bog

Carnivorous Plant Habitats

The Carnivorous Plant habitat generally has three major components: abundant sunlight, abundant clean water and poor soil. Sphagnum moss is an excellent indicator plant for suitable habitats.
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Pinguicula primuliflora

Butterworts

Butterworts, Pinguicula species, form a rosette with stalkless leaves. The thin glistening leaves are elongated, narrow and generally flat with curled leaf edges. The inner surface is covered with tiny glands and feels greasy to the touch.
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Carnivorous Bromeliads

Bromeliads

    Carnivorous Bromeliads     Some folks are surprised that there are some bromeliads that are carnivorous.  In fact there are several including: Brocchina reducta, B. tatei, and Catopsis berteroniana. To be carnivorous, a plant must lure, capture and digest its...

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Cranberry and Sarracenia purpurea

Bog Plants

Bog Plants grow in association with carnivorous plants in boggy, peaty wetlands. They include beautiful flowering plants such as Pink Sabatia, Cardinal Flower, Gentian and Milkworts, and wonderful greenery like Sphagnum Moss and Clubmoss.
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Grass Pink Flower

Bog Orchids

Bog Orchids can be nutured and grown in your backyard with planning and attention to their needs. They are terrestrial orchids that tolerate cold winters. They often grow in or near bogs.
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Bladderworts

Bladderworts

Bladderworts are carnivorous plants that are aquatic, terrestrial and frequently amphibious growing on pond margins.
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