Grandiflora is a carnivorous perennial which
grows in montane habitats, usually in very damp
plant is rosette forming having entire, smooth
leaves thickly studded with minute glands which
exude a sticky fluid
and which is attractive to small
insects. Once an insect is caught digestive
enzymes are secreted and the unfortunate
insect is digested by the plant.
Farrer plant had many small insects sticking to its
leaves- apparently the judges were impressed !
is a native of mountains in S. W. Europe and the West of