The Venus Flytrap is a perennial that is native to the coast of North Carolina. It catches its own fertilizer by snapping shut on bugs!
Red Piranha has leaves that emerge purplish-red with green margins, and mature to solid purplish-red.
Plant in full sun to part shade outdoors. Use peat moss and perlite in a very large planter or bog garden and keep it wet. It loses its leaves in the winter. Cold hardy to 20F in a pot and 0F in the ground.
Attention new gardeners! Please read the following before completing your purchase:
- During the summer it catches its own fertilizer by snapping shut on bugs outdoors.
- Do not use chemical fertilizer. Do not stick anything in the leaves.
- Plant in full sun to part shade outdoors in a flower bed or very large planter.
- Use a 50% peat moss and 50% perlite mix in a very large planter or flower bed outdoors and keep it wet.
- Rainwater is best. It is not tolerant of minerals or chlorine.
- It is a bog plant, it is not drought tolerant. It is also not tolerant of water-logged conditions.
- It loses its leaves in the winter.
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- While they are dormant from November to Mid-April Venus Flytraps have very short, small leaves.
- "Dormant leaves" do not catch bugs.
- They are not dormant from Mid-April to November and have taller, larger leaves that trap bugs.
- Do not stick anything in the leaves.
- Venus flytraps are cold-hardy to 20F in a pot and 0F in the ground.
- "Bare root" means the media and pot have been removed from the plant.
- "Bare root" plants will ship in a plastic bag. Open the bag when you receive your order. Your plants are in the bag.
- Orders placed from the following states will automatically ship Bare Root: AZ, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA