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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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Cool little plant. June 2, 2016
Reviewer: Brian Jones from Herrin, IL United States  
Newest leaves are reaching a fair size and the contrasting mint green leaves with bright red dew drops are stunning!

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Great packing, beautiful plants May 15, 2016
Reviewer: Lou Paloma from Newberg, OR United States  
Incredible packing job and great plants.

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Very healthy and very large! April 20, 2016
Reviewer: Kyle Lambert from Suwanne, GA United States  
Okay, I received a very large Drosera rotundifolia and they are relatively small. I am very pleased.

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Great Sundew June 3, 2015
Reviewer: John Blancett from Denver, CO United States  
Packaged perfectly in great shape

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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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