White plants are cool. Venus flytraps are cool. So how high does a white Dionaea set the cool factor? Very high. It’s not all roses though – the feature does not appear to be stable.

  • origin: cultivar from French grower Lucien Blacher
  • Environment: outdoors in a plastic pot with drainage holes ; temperate climate with distinct seasonal variations that induce the growth/dormancy cycle
  • Temperature: from -2°C to 15°C in the coldest months ; from 15°C to 35°C in the warmest months
  • Light: full sun as much as the weather allows it
  • Soil: 50% sphagnum moss 50% kanuma, topping of coarse quartz sand for protection against blackbirds and overheating
  • Watering: a lot of rainwater supplied from the top ; no saucer

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