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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.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 90 Write a review »

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Review May 19, 2019
Reviewer: Weylin Callery from Newark , DE United States  
This plant took a bit longer to acclimate to its surrounding as well but it finally did.

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May 13, 2019
Reviewer: Erin from Sparks, NV United States  
Plant arrived healthy and well-packed. Growth is starting to take off! This arrived very hungry, has already caught several meals while my other plants are still waking up!

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did not expect such a large healthy plant May 6, 2019
Reviewer: scott from Simpsonville SC  
was still dormant when arrived, i couldn't guess how many new traps this thing has put out in such a short time. has surpassed all expectations of health size and growth.

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Great little plants - arrived healthy April 22, 2019
Reviewer: Patrick Millar from OXFORD, PA United States  
I found the site to be very helpful in terms of setting expectations. Plants were shipped promptly and packaged very carefully. After reading up on plant care on the site I repotted them and they are doing well, growing new flytraps and eating little bugs that come their way. No complaints so far!

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February 11, 2019
Reviewer: Gary Dion from Depew, NY United States  
packing and transport will done.

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