Dionaea muscipula is a fascinating plant, which will eat flies! Its leaves are modified, so grow to develop spiny traps at their tips. These are red-flushed or green in colour, and are designed to snap shut when an insect (attracted by the plants nectar) sits inside.


Temperature : 25 – 30℃

Humidity: 50 – 80%

Position: bright filtered or direct sunlight

Soil: a specialist carnivous compost

Rate of growth: average

Hardiness: tender (indoors only)

Current height: 3 – 4cm