Venus Flytrap - Typical Special 50 Plants
Venus Flytrap - Typical
Ease to Grow: Easy to Moderate.
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.
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.