Venus Flytrap - Akai ryu


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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Rickey Anderson
Akai Ryu amazing red Venus flytrap

I got my Akai Ryu and instantly I felt like that kid on Christmas morning. The color is amazing and it was the perfect size also. I can't wait to show my to friends Thank you so much.

Charles Kalil

Venus Flytrap - Akai ryu

Rolf Wienbarg
First attempt at time growing carnivorous plants.

Very happy with my purchase. Delivery was quick, the plant arrived healthy and pages of useful planting and care instructions were provided with the purchase. Colin was patient & helpful answering my questions which I could
have found had I read the all the provided info first. Considering creating a terrarium. First want to learn how to keep this one alive. Couldnt find a plastic pot smaller than 6”.

David Smith
First class condition

Packaging was very secure, plants in obvious top condition. Very satisfied.

Jusiah Jusiah
big and colorful

it was huge i loeve how big it is and the color one of my favs

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