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Drosera rotundifolia

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Item Number:: 13031

General Description Plants You Receive Quick Care Guide
Vulgar. That’s how we would describe this plant. No, it’s not what you think. Vulgaris in Latin means common. This is the most common sundew in the world, which grows in North America, Asia and Europe. So Drosera vulgaris would be a more befitting name for this ubiquitous sundew. Alas, no one asked us our opinion when it came time to name this plant!

The peculiar thing about this common sundew is that it’s rather 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.

Grow Drosera rotundifolia 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.

Natural Habitat:
Throughout the East and West Coasts of the United States, Alaska, and Canada.
Type of Plant:
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.
Size of Adult Plants:

3 inches tall.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

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Real Beauties May 20, 2015
Reviewer: Ramon L. Nelson from Willow Springs, MO United States  
These Sundews really stand out among my other plants. They strongly draw your attention to themselves among the other plants.

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Great plants July 21, 2014
Reviewer: matt kaelin from bellmore, NY United States  
Large, healthy specimen with multiple new seedlings emerging. Example was beginning to flower as well.
Of particular note is the media of live moss which is where rotundifolia grow best in the wild. Plant is growing very nicely in the media. Rotundifolia can be rare or not nearly as large or well grown from other commercial CP retailers.

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Excellent!! June 9, 2014
Reviewer: Matthew McKee from Plymouth, MA United States  
Arrived in excellent condition... A beautiful plant!!

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Beautiful, Healthy Plant April 21, 2014
Reviewer: Michelle Huston from Harpers Ferry, WV United States  
This plant arrived exactly as described, extremely well packed and cushioned for its shipping excursion and was and remains in great shape!

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