Not Many People Know That A Deadly Garden Is Hiding Right Here In North Carolina
Did you know that the famous carnivorous plant, the Venus Flytrap, only grows in the wild in North Carolina? It’s true. And this “deadly” garden in Wilmington is beautiful proof. (Don’t worry, it’s only deadly to insects… and some other anthropods.) Take a look:
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The Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden at Piney Ridge Nature Preserve is located at 3800 Canterbury Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403. The parking area is shown above. It is maintained in a partnership between the City of Wilmington and The NC Coastal Land Trust. Learn more at this link on the official website of the NC Coastal Land Trust.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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