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.
Partial sun. A south window with several hours of direct sunlight is ideal.
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.
Use 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite (or washed river sand). Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.
Tolerant of very cool temperatures, but protect from frost.