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Venus Fly TrapDionaea muscipula

3 Options from £6.49

Half-Hardy Perennial
What is Half-Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years. Can be grown outdoors
but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
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One of the best known carnivorous plants available

Intruiging talking point

Promising nectar to unsuspecting insects

1 Venus fly trap plant in 9cm pot £6.49 Within 14 Days
2 Venus fly trap plants in 9cm potsSave £2.99 £12.98 £9.99 Within 14 Days
3 Venus fly trap plants in 9cm potsSave £2.48 £19.47 £16.99 Within 14 Days
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Reviews
Found naturally in the wet savannahs and swamps of south-east USA this is one of the most popular carnivorous plants. The Venus Fly Trap lures its insect victims onto it's 'traps' with the promise of nectar, before snapping shut around the insect, trapping it in a leafy prison. This intriguing plant is best grown on a windowsill or in a cool greenhouse. Dionaea muscipula makes a fascinating talking point and a most interesting plant to grow. Supplied in 9cm pots. Height and spread: 15cm (6").

Conservatory, Exotic Garden


full sun

15cm (6in)

15cm (6in)

1 Venus Fly Trap Plant In 9cm Pot (KA2891)
2 Venus Fly Trap Plants In 9cm Pots (V11951)
3 Venus Fly Trap Plants In 9cm Pots (KA2892)

Flowering Months
Throughout the growing season water Dionaea plants from the bottom of by standing the pot in a saucer of soft water to keep the compost moist and boggy. In autumn, Venus Fly Traps become dormant and the compost should be kept just moist. Resume watering, when plants start into growth again. During winter Dionaea plants require a temperature of around 5C (32F).
In all but the warmest areas, grow Venus Fly Trap plants indoors or in a frost free greenhouse in bright, filtered light. Plant Venus Fly Traps in pots of peaty, acid soil that remains wet and boggy. This is best achieved by standing the pot in a saucer of 1cm of water throughout the growing season. Always use rainwater, as carnivorous plants are particularly sensitive to the lime contained in tap water.


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