Venus Flytrap - Typical

$9.95

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 Typical, Dionaea muscipula, is the common, wild type form. Trap color is frequently an expression of the amount of light, with the deeper reds showing under bright light. Plants form nice rosettes and show low growing traps in the cooler seasons, and upright traps in the warmer weather. Seedling and juvenile plants have functioning traps. Names from colonial times include: tipitywitchet and meadow clam.

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 species, 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.

 

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Robert Hoffman

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Eric Monge
rosettes of love & teeth!

I love this type, best of its kind and survived with all its leaves being transported in a box of darkness but it's coming back strong! I already see new leaves springing out and hopfully the larger ones get bright red and larger!
On another note, I would have preferred this to be shipped potted and ordered the soil after the fact but it ended up being a wholesome experience and getting "hands-on" planting care practice.

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David Smith
First class condition

Very fast delivery. Plants in top-notch condition. Actually,, could not expect better condition or delivery. Will order other species soon. Ordered Akai ryu at same time. Delivery is highly comparable to orchids from first class orchid vendors.

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David DeVine
So far so good

While I've only had it a short time its still nice and green and seems to be perhaps a little larger. Arrived "dormant" (i guess is the word) frozen in icy dirt, planted and watered and so far so good. Ordered at the same time a pitcher plant which also seems to be doing ok, definite growth on that one, as well as a sundew which did arrive dormant and looking dead(ish) and so far no change on that but as said its been a short time, maybe they take a little longer.

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Elizabeth Mendoza
Fantastic

I ordered a smaller Venus fly trap for my daughter. I had to contact them regarding shipping time since I wanted the plant to be a surprise. They were very accommodating. It has now been two months and the plant is beautiful and flowering. Excellent quality.

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