Welcome to Florae
We specialize in rare tropical plants.
All the plants you came to love from Native Exotics will now be available at Florae.
Discover the people behind Florae Collaborative in our new blog series – Florae Spotlight. Kicking it off is Ryan Georgia! Hey everyone! I’m Ryan Georgia and I have been growing carnivorous plants for over 25 years. As a young child, I spent my summers in the garden with my great-grandma Mary, who nurtured my botanical… Read more »
Welcome to the Florae 2021 Giving Report! Each year we donate 1% of our revenue to environmental conservation. This is part of our pledge to 1% For The Planet. This year we chose to donate to the Meadowview Biological Research Station and the Finger Lakes Land Trust. Scroll down to learn more about both of… Read more »
Introduction Interested in learning how plant tissue culture works? Or, curious about how Nepenthes have unique requirements within tissue culture? Then, this page is for you! Before we dive in, a few things to note… We’ve intentionally kept this article simple to be more beginner friendly. If you’re looking for something more advanced, we’ve recommended… Read more »
Fun fact! Heliamphora only release pollen from their anthers when they sense vibrations from distinct insect wings. In our greenhouse, we use a tuning fork to mimic this behavior. During Summer Rayne Oakes’ visit to our greenhouse, Ryan demonstrated how to properly collect Heliamphora pollen using a tuning fork. Thanks to Ryan’s symphonic skills, they… Read more »