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Drosera filiformis var. floridana
Drosera filiformis Red Leaf


 
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General Description
 
This variety of Drosera filiformis is similar to the typical form, but instead of the typical green, v. floridana has dark red leaves. In time, the plant will produce a crown up to an inch across and leaves up to 10 inches tall.

Typical plants produce pink flowers, but a very rare form has white flowers. Give this plant lots of sunlight to maintain its beautiful red leaves.

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 for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

Natural Habitat
Florida panhandle.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
10 inches tall.

Sunlight
Full sun, 6 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 at the onset of frost.

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

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Vibrantly growing June 10, 2018
Reviewer: Frank Chiafari from Brookfield , CT United States  
I received this plant from you in May of 2018. It arrived healthy and vibrant. I put it in my outdoor bog garden here in Connecticut. It is growing fantastic , glistening with sundew on brilliant red stems. Thank you for always having quality plants.

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Once again quality plants from Sarr NW August 13, 2017
Reviewer: Doug Klaus from Campbell, CA United States  
I have been buying plants for over 10 yrs from Sarr NW.   I'm now to the point where I am picky about what I purchase as the originals have all done so well and multiplied several times over.  They know how to do it!!!  Best cp supplier that  I  have shopped from!

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Great supplier of carnivorous plants July 30, 2017
Reviewer: Tim from College Station, Texas United States  
I received a very robust and healthy looking plant. It was packaged nicely for shipping. After a short period of adapting to my central Texas heat, the plant is sprouting new growth and doing very well.

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