General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Plant Height: 4 inches to 6 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Venus Fly Trap
  • Venus Flytrap

  • Posted by MamaIve12 (Florida - Zone 10b) on Jul 26, 2012 8:48 AM concerning plant:
    If provided with the right conditions, Venus Fly traps are pretty easy to keep happy. They like their roots wet, high humidity, full sunlight, and sphagnum moss that doesn't have fertilizer in it. Fertilizers will kill this plant.
Plant Events from our members
NikkiGerena On May 2, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Both traps with ants opened. Neither ant was digested.
NikkiGerena On April 26, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Large trap caught a small ant
NikkiGerena On April 24, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Small trap caught a small ant
NikkiGerena On April 24, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Large trap caught a caterpillar
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
It's so tiny! by lovesblooms Jan 1, 2016 10:20 AM 1
Captured by wildflowers Mar 6, 2016 9:56 AM 0
Venus flytrap by Rhino56 Feb 1, 2020 5:23 AM 0
Untitled by HannahsGarden Apr 9, 2021 2:37 PM 0

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