Venus Flytrap - King Henry


Ease to Grow: Easy to Moderate
Dormancy: Suggested
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.

Height: 1"-5"
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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
Natalya Khorover
cute plant!

would have been great to have more detailed instructions on care and feeding

Lance Keber

Plant is doing great

Erik Sambolin

Venus Flytrap - King Henry

Maurice S
King Henry is thriving

Our King Henry was healthy when she arrived. After a couple weeks she is thriving, eating flies and delighting the kids in the neighborhood!

Heidi Hohler
King Henry

The planet is awesome. Packed perfectly well, not shipping problems at all. Nice, strong beautiful plant. Large size. Just stunning.

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