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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.

Please watch the monthly video podcast for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

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.

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5 of 5 King Henry October 28, 2019
Reviewer: Bruce Cassem from Portland, OR United States  
Very healthy and gorgeous.

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5 of 5 October 1, 2019
Reviewer: Justin from San Diego, CA United States  


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5 of 5 September 14, 2019
Reviewer: DANIEL GAZETT from CLEARWATER, MN United States  


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5 of 5 thanks August 29, 2019
Reviewer: linda from Plymouth, WI United States  
doing very well, catchs flys all the time.shipping was great.

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5 of 5 August 21, 2019
Reviewer: Scott from St louis, MO United States  
Arrived heathy and nice size.

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