Venus Flytrap - Akai ryu

$16.95

Venus Flytrap - Akai ryu

Ease to Grow: Easy to Moderate.
Dormancy: Suggested.
Native Range: Cape Fear River Basin, North and South Carolina.
Zones: 6 to 9 (5-10)

Venus Flytrap Akai Ryu is Japanese for "Red Dragon." This is a gorgeous variety of VFT that shows beautiful deep burgundy red traps and petioles throughout the year. Traps have golden green margins. Very young plants frequently show all red coloration. Juvenile or low lit plants may show some green color. This is a registered cultivar from Ron Gagliardo and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. It is a spectacular plant. Royalties from each sale go to the endangered species conservation program at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. In it's dormant season, it will be shipped as a dormant corm. Photographs are representative of the cultivar, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 1"-5".
Plant Type: Perennial, warm temperate.
Bloom Time: June to July.
Bloom Color: White.
Soil: Upper Bog Mix or General CP Mix.
Light: Bright indoors, full sun to partial sun outdoors.
Water: Consistently moist.
Use: Grows well in the bog garden, greenhouse and indoors. It is an excellent subject for terrariums.

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