Providence RI: The award winning New England Carnivorous Plant Society (NECPS) will again be
hosting the Fall Carnivorous Plant Show at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center Providence
RI. Plant lovers and all those who enjoy something different will be able to get up close to hundreds
of carnivorous plants exhibited by the members of the NECPS. Featured plants will include pitcher
plants from Malaysia with traps the size of softballs that are capable of eating lizards and mice, There
will also be sundews from Australia ranging from the size of a dime to 12+ inches high and the everpopular
Venus Fly trap. For you native plant lovers, NECPS will also display carnivorous plants that
grow locally in Rhode Island and throughout New England.
This is the largest collection of carnivorous plants displayed yearly on the
east coast and the most popular show at the Botanical Center.
Over 300 plants are scheduled to be on display !
Free seminars on growing and feeding carnivorous plants will be offered!
Lots of opportunities for photographers!
Visit the Venus Fly Trap feeding area where you can observe up close how these plants devour
insects. Plants and growing accessories will be available for purchase for both novice and
experienced growers from carnivorous plant vendors and the NECPS. The permanent carnivorous
plant bog exhibit will also be available for viewing. Society members will be present both days to
explain how the plants feed, what they eat, where they live, and how they can be grown and enjoyed
Admission to the show is FREE with the purchase of regular admission to the
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Admission to the RWP Botanical Center is $3 for adults
$1 Children 6 to12, under 6 FREE
Dates and times: Saturday, September 26, 2009 from 11:00 AM till 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 27, 2009 from 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM
Location: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02905
For additional information about this exciting upcoming event, please visit www.NECPS.org
(Please note that this event is not located at the Zoo. The Botanical Center Greenhouses are located
across from the Providence Police Mounted Command station in the Park. Follow directional signs
located throughout the park or visit www.NECPS.org
The New England Carnivorous Plant Society
PO Box Saunderstown, RI 02874