Cobra Lily (Darlingtonia caifomica)

Cobra Lily (Darlingtonia caifomica)

A carnivorous plant native to southwestern Oregon & northern California - gets its name from its unique shape that resembles a cobra snake: a forked leaf structure even looks like fangs (or a mustache). Ranging from yellow to purplish-green it lures insects with sweet nectar and traps them once they’re inside.

Care:bright light but not direct sun; plant in living sphagnum moss or peat moss/pearlite mix. Tolerant of range of temperatures from 32 degrees F to 100 degrees (70-80 degrees F is ideal). Needs boggy soil & cool water on roots.

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