Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe
Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant Verdant Lyfe

Red Venus Fly Trap Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' Carnivorous Plant

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Direct to Partial Shade Carnivorous Swamp Lover
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Botanical Name
Dionaea muscipula
Common Names
Venus Fly Trap, venus flytrap, VFT
Plant Type
Herbaceous with perennial lifecycle
Mature Size
6 to 9 inches tall; Can spread 6 to 9 inches
Sun Exposure
Can handle full sun to partial shade
Soil Type
Swamp like, poor drainage, kept moist - using moss helps retain moisurel
Soil pH
Acidic loving
Bloom Time
Generally around May to June but also seen some go into September in Florida.
Flower Color
White flowers
Hardiness Zones
Zone 5-8 outdoors can grow elsewhere with a good winter
Native Area
USA, the Carolinas

This version has a reddish belly inside the leaves and in the right lighting gets deeper red traps. A cool little bug eating live plant. Belongs to the carnivorous plants native to subtropical wetlands on the East Coast. The Latin name is known as the Dionaea muscipula 'Akai Ryu' and it has beautiful red coloring. We call it the red dragon or just red VFT. 

Available in the following packaging based on your preference:

  • Nursery Pot - Standard plastic 2 inch planter pot that can be placed inside a larger pot or left as is until it outgrows it.

If your plant needs added humidity our Plant Mister would make a perfect addition to your plant shelf for both function and beauty.

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Our plants are shipped from our indoor greenhouse in South Florida. Please note all our plants are one of a kind and if you want to message us we can send you a picture of the exact one you will receive. The product image here is intended to be the best representation of what you can expect to receive but yours may have slightly less or more growth depending on the crop we have when your order is placed. Any lifestyle pictures are meant to demonstrate how a fully grown or more mature plant looks for you to get a sense of it in your space.

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Marsha M. (Kinston, US)
Red Venus Fly Trap

I received my plants about a week and 1\2. I waited for about 3 days before I transplant it. So far they are doing great, both are slowly growing!