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Iconic plants

From the world's oldest pot plant to the famous - and foul-smelling - titan arum, Kew's flagship plants flourish under the care of its horticulturists. Come and visit them today.

Dionaea muscipula (Venus flytrap) at Kew Gardens
The bulk of Kew's carnivorous plant collection is held behind-the-scenes. However, an interesting group can be viewed by the public in a dedicated zone inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory.
Giant waterlilies at Kew Gardens
These huge aquatic plants are native to tropical South America.