What is growing and blooming in the Kenneth E. Nelson Carnivorous Plant House

Did you know that our Kenneth E. Nelson Carnivorous Plant House is the only publicly displayed plant collection in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to carnivorous plants? It’s true! The Carnivorous Plant House is home to meat-eating plants from around the globe of all shapes and sizes. The most familiar is the Venus flytrap. Other carnivores on display include colorful pitcher plants, sundews and butterworts.

Here are some of the things that have been growing and blooming recently in the Carnivorous Plant House:

Pinguicula vulgaris

Pinguicula vulgaris – Common Butterwort

Sarracenia purpurea

Pinguicula primulaflora – Butterwort

Pinguicula gigantea

Pinguicula gigantea – Giant Butterwort

Drosera adelae

Drosera adelae – Lance Leaved Sundew

Brocchinia reducta

Brocchinia reducta – Bromeliad

Dionaea muscipula1.jpg

Dionaea muscipula – Venus Fly Trap

 

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