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Drosera x 'Hercules'
Drosera Hercules


 
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Price: $44.95
Sale Price: $29.95
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Item Number:: 23992
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General Description
 
Hercules is a recent addition to the family of hybrid cultivars, registered with the International Carnivorous Plant Society in March 2018. It is a cross of Drosera capensis var. alba and Drosera aliciae. It has stout, wide, oar-shaped leaves. The plant also displays excellent hybrid vigor - fast growth and extraordinary resilience. Provide mild temperatures and bright sunlight to appreciate the full potential of this plant.

As a recent introduction into cultivation, the supply of this plant is extremely limited.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 4-inch pot and is expected to reach flowering maturity in 1-2 seasons. The third photo is representative of the plants for sale. (The last photo represents actual plants for sale.)

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Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
5 inches tall.

Sunlight
Partial sun. A south window with several hours of direct sunlight is ideal.

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.

Cold Tolerance
Tolerant of very cool temperatures, but protect from frost.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Beautiful plant! November 12, 2018
Reviewer: Bonnie from Port Angeles, WA United States  
It arrived in great shape and was packaged well. The plant itself is gorgeous and a good sized specimen, not a tiny seedling like some places sell.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Nice addition June 10, 2018
Reviewer: George Carman from Fort Smith, AR United States  
Plant came on time and in great condition and is happily joined in the garden of it's cousins.

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