THE "BOTANIC PEARL" COLLECTION OF CARNIVOROUS PLANTS (actual value + 50 €)
Note that the culture of these plants is more difficult. They suit growers who already have experience with carnivorous plants. Cephalotus follicularis is lovely little plant endemic to South West Australia. It grows in peat bogs. His pitchers of a few centimeters tall remind by their appearance some little shoes. Their prettiness makes it a sought-aftered species. Prey are mostly ants, Diptera, Coleoptera... Darlingtonia californica grows in California in marshy soil. The pitchers may reach up to a meter high and they remind snakes. The prey are most often composed of insects. Heliamphora (H. minor x H. heterodoxa) whose parents grow on poor soils on the top of the strange mountains called "Tepuy" in Venezuela. It was on one of them that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stood his novel "The Lost World". The pitcher in cone-shaped and can reach 25 cm to 30 cm tall. The prey are mainly insects: Diptera, Hymenoptera... Drosophyllum lusitanicum is located in southwestern Europe (Spain, Portugal) and at the extreme northern Africa (Morocco). Strictly calcifuge, this plant grow in dry pine forests on sandy or rocky soils. The leaves are filiform, sticky and reaching 60 cm long at adult size. The plant exudes a perfume of honey and produces beautiful yellow flowers. The prey are often insects: Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera ... A detailed culture notice is provided in the shipment.
Collection of 4 plants