Dionaea muscipula ‘Angel Wings’

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Dionaea muscipula ‘Angel Wings’


Dionaea muscipula ‘Angel Wings’ is quite an unusual Venus flytrap cultivar. The traps of the plant open up to 180 degrees and will often lay flat against the soil with the inner trap surface turning orange, pink, or red in strong light. The teeth are short and may bend or curl in different directions. The cultivar is named after the trap shape which resembles a pair of wings. Traps won’t close completely so supplemental foliar feeding with Maxsea may be beneficial.


Size and packing method: You will receive a plant 1 – 1.5 inches in diameter. Plants are shipped bare root, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive two cups of our prepackaged Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix in addition to the bare root plant. This quantity of soil is roughly enough to fill one 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch square pot.

Growing requirements

Mature size: Plants reach 2-3 inches across
Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat, or peat-sand mix
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, in addition foliar feeding with Maxsea may be beneficial since traps do not close well
Humidity: 50-80%
Water: Keep wet at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 65-82°F during warm months, 32-55°F during cool months
Dormancy period: Reduce temperatures to 32-55°F, shorten light periods to 10 hours, and provide less water (but don’t allow to dry out). Keep the plant in dormancy conditions for 3-5 months.

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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