Venus Flytrap - King Henry
Ease to Grow: Easy to Moderate
Native Range: Cape Fear River Basin, North and South Carolina
Zones: 6 to 9 (5-10)
The King Henry Venus Flytrap carnivorous plant is a new Giant cultivar, selected from large parents, that develops traps 1.5" and larger. It is vigorous grower named after the similarly Hugh King Henry VIII. The traps are a scarlet red in full sun, and get their largest size by the end of the growing season. It is a robust grower that frequently puts out young plantlets. This is a great new Giant Venus Flytrap cultivar for your collection. It is an unofficial cultivar developed by Don Elkins.
Unless size specifies "potted", plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. In their dormant season, they will be shipped as a dormant corm. Photographs are representative of the cultivar, and not the specific plant shipped.
Plant Type: Perennial, warm temperate
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Color: White
Soil: Upper Bog Mix or All-Purpose 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.