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Dionaea muscipula "King Henry Flytrap" [Sm]
King Henry Flytrap
 
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General Description
 
King Henry is a new cultivar. It's produces upright yellow traps. The mouths of the traps have a splash of reddish orange. It grows very vigorously and sends up multiple traps at once. We've had this variety in our collection for only a year. We've noticed that the plant produces larger than normal traps when it matures, up to 1 1/2 inches. Because of the long petioles, the leaves flop over due to the weight of the large traps. This is probably why it was called King Henry!

Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot. It will reach flowering maturity within 1-2 growing seasons.

All cold hardy plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon and experience the changes of the seasons. Care instructions are provided.

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Natural Habitat
Coastal plains of North Carolina

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
5 inches tall.

Sunlight
Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

Water
Use mineral-free water or water low in minerals (less than 50 parts per million). Keep the soil wet by setting the plant in a dish of standing water.

Soil
Use 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite (or washed river sand). Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

Growing Season
May - October. Plant goes dormant at the onset of frost.

Winter Care
Hardy of winter frost. Mulch in USDA zones 7 and colder.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 49 Write a review »

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Excellent plants. June 18, 2017
Reviewer: Jeffrey Dauster from Custar, OH United States  
People say they've never seen a Venus Flytrap with so many traps and more are coming up.

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Looks nice! May 22, 2017
Reviewer: Benjamin Larsen from PORTLAND, OR United States  
There were many semi-dormant traps still attached and all of them looked healthy. Now that the warm sun is hitting the plant, it's getting shiny and popping traps like crazy. Yay!

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king is correct April 21, 2017
Reviewer: Minh from GA USA  
I bought this great plant last year. I paid for 1 plant and got 3, one main with two tiny baby ones. It grew very well and looks very nice. It has nice long petioles with big traps, mainly greenish-yellow with a tiny bit of red when it gets really hot and sunny. I re-potted it into 5x5x7 white square pot at the end of season last year and it's doing very well currently. It tried to flower, but I cut the stalk off since I want it to grow. Its traps are very comparable to my B52, though the B52 is a bit older. There are currently 5 plants, so it divides very well. Looking forward to seeing that it looks like fully matured and fill out the pot.

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First time purchase March 26, 2017
Reviewer: Robert Stewart from Palm Harbor, FL United States  
was very impressed with the plant as well as how it was packaged. I will definitely shop with you guys again.

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Plant January 1, 2017
Reviewer: Jeff from Harlingen, TX United States  
Great everything. Thanx

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