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carnivorous plants

OK, so I want some big beautiful carnivorous plants in my Surrey garden but I worry about something - don't think I'm daft - but can someone tell me if they eat bees? I've also got a wildlife garden going on and don't want to kill anything I've encouraged into the garden eeek!


  • treehugger80treehugger80 Posts: 1,923
    not really, they even put thier flowers up high to stop bee's being caught, they love wasps though!
    i would recommend Sarracenia's, in particular any of the purperea or flava hybrids and Darlingtonia's as well will do well, you just need to keep them all damp/wet
  • I did once find a bee trapped in one of my Sarracenias, but I rescued it. Apart from that, I have never seen any sign of them being caught, it is mostly flies that they catch.
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,312
    Do vegans grow carnivorous plants?😉
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • this vegan does!
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