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Drosera rotundifolia
Drosera rotundifolia
 
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General Description
 
This is the most common sundew in the world, which grows in North America, Asia and Europe. Yet, it’s very uncommon in cultivation. You won’t find it at your local hardware store, like the Venus flytrap. You’ll usually find it sold through specialty nurseries that cater to a more discriminating clientele.

Drosera rotundifolia can be tricky to grow. It prefers bright, cool conditions. It slows down dramatically when the weather gets hot. Cool nights will make this plant happy. Grow it in a slightly sheltered location, such as at the base of a Sarracenia. Make sure the soil is well aerated and moist.

In winter, the leaves will die back, and the plant will form a resting bud sitting at soil level. Growth will resume in mid-spring.
Plants You Receive
This plant is shipped in a 3-inch pot

All cold hardy plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon and experience the changes of the seasons. Care instructions are provided.

Please watch the monthly video podcast for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

Natural Habitat
Northern California through Alaska, Canada, and New England.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
3-4 inches tall.

Sunlight
Partial to full sun, 4 or more hours of direct sunlight.

Water
Use mineral-free water or water low in minerals (less than 50 parts per million). Keep the soil wet by setting the plant in a dish of standing water.

Soil
Use 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite (or washed river sand). Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

Growing Season
April - September. Leaves will die back prior to the Fall Equinox.

Winter Care
Hardy of winter frost. Mulch in USDA zones 7 and colder.

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Came to me in bloom and still blooming. September 25, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Orange, CA United States  
Vigorous and took off right away

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Very Pleased August 28, 2017
Reviewer: Thomas Just from South Grafton, MA United States  
Very well packaged plant.  Healthy and doing great after one month.

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Growing well August 26, 2017
Reviewer: Tim from College Station, Texas United States  
This plant does not like the texas heat too much, so was slow to start growing, but now is doing great.  It is in the shade of the taller plants to help cool it.  VERY nice plant

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Darwin's favorite August 14, 2017
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
All the little spoons are doing well, or replacing previous with growth, all "sweat" nicely under T5 growth lights.

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too early May 2, 2017
Reviewer: David Birskovich from Niles, OH United States  
plants slow to wake up in zone 5

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