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BC1001 Beginners Collection 4

Beginner's Collection | Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Beginner's Collection | Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Beginner's Collection | Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Beginner's Collection | Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Beginner's Collection | Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Price: £22.75
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Description and Specifications

Brand:  Hantsflytrap
Stock Status: In Stock
MPN: BC1001
identifier exists: FALSE

This collection of four easy to grow carnivorous plants can be grown on a south facing windowsill, frost free or unheated greenhouse or conservatory care instructions will be included. The collection includes 1 venus flytrap, 1 sundew (capensis or aliciae) and 2 different pitcher plants. All four plants are sent out ready potted in 9cm pots, you are now ready to start growing these fascinating plants. The plants will not need repotting until the following Spring into our com 1 in 12cm pots. The flytrap and sudew are mature, the two pitcherplants are 3 year olds. Please remember all of these plants are dormant over the winter months. Plants will be sent out ready potted

Beginners Growing Guide
Spring /Summer
Keep the plants standing in a tray of rainwater or distilled water around 1-2 cm deep in a bright sunny position, South facing window sill, conservatory frost free or unheated greenhouse . I find it is best not to feed the plants yourself, if you are worried the plants are not catching enough insects just put them outside for a few days you will be surprised what they can catch by themselves, especially the pitcher plants.
The venus flytrap may flower, it is best to cut these off, as this can weaken the plant. The other three plants (if you have the ‘Beginners Collection’) can be left to flower. Never apply fertilizer to the plants.
 Autumn /Winter
 Around the end of October sometimes a little earlier you will notice some of the foliage starts to brown or die off, this is normal and nothing to worry about. At this time keep the plants just damp rather than wet, and cut off any of the dead foliage. All four of these plants need a cold Winter rest, so if you are growing your plants indoors, this is the time to move them out to a cooler position say an unheated greenhouse , porch or something similar for the Winter months. The minimum Winter temperature should be 5c, and around the end of February, plants will start to come back into growth, this is a good time to re – pot if necessary (our COM1 is an ideal compost for all four plants), never ‘over pot’, there is no need, a 12cm pot will be fine for each plant. Plants that were moved out for the Winter can now be put back on a sunny windowsill and stood back into a tray of rainwater, March brings very quick growth and flowers, and the fly catching begins all over again …..

Customer Reviews



Beginners collection arrive, well packed, health and they were really helpful with me contacting with stupid questions. Big fan!!!


Beautiful collection

I am really pleased with these plants, they are absolutely beautiful. Very well packaged and arrived in fantastic condition. The company kept me updated when the order was being prepared & shipped. Have set them up on a windowsill with their feet in little trays of water (living in a flat at the moment, rainwater is not so easy to come by, but the internet tells me that water from our condenser tumble dryer is ok, and the plants are thriving on it so far!) , and they’re loving life, have already grown a little in the month or so they’ve been here, the colours seem to be getting even brighter as well. The sarracenia especially have been hoovering up flies, and the fly trap has caught a few also, grimly fascinating to see the wings sticking out of a closed trap!

They are fascinating and really attractive plants. I will definitely be adding to my collection after our upcoming house move.

Joanne Thomson

Fantastic plants

Brilliantly packaged and arrived in perfect condition. Even better was that within 5 minutes of setting on a window sill, the pitcher plant had caught a fruit fly. Beautiful looking plants; really pleased with this collection and would heartily recommend. I think this may be the start of something!


Beginners Collection

Received my first ever collection of carnivorous plants yesterday. The packaging was brilliant and the plants arrived in excellent condition. All 4 plants are very healthy and look great. They are all now settling down on the window sill in the conservatory. Great service all round, from ordering to delivery. Once I learn a bit more about them, I won't hesitate to order more plants. Thanks very much.

gary yates
East Yorkshire

Beginners collections

My 2 beginners collections arrived well protected no damage. Brilliant communication from seller. Plants were as described . They look stunning on my windowsill vibrant colours, with the sun shining through them They look stunning.. I’m already planning my next purchase. Thanks for the great service Gary

Mr Ian M Paulyn

Couldn't be happier

Arrived in great condition, looking very healthy. Really pleased with the purchase. Would thoroughly recommend.

Dan Lucas
Stoke on Trent


Great communication and quick delivery . 4 amazing healthy plants , well packed and no damage . Would 100% recommend


My first foray into carnivorous plants, bought the beginners collection and plants look identical to photo and are bigger than I thought I would get. Packaging was really good and think I will be buying more at some point.



These were bought for me as a gift, and there was some confusion on both sides regarding delivery. Sorted rapidly, and graciously.

Plants were beautifully wrapped (took me 15 mins to unwrap!), and are gorgeous. Both giver and recipient delighted. Many thanks, will be back for more in the spring.

Christopher Metcalf

I buy a lot of plants online, these are the best plants I have ever received. Well packaged, strong and healthy. Absolutely amazing!