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Drosera filiformis ssp. filiformis
Drosera filiformis ssp. filiformis
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Item Number:: 13041

General Description
This sundew has long thread-like leaves, which gives this plant its common name, dewthread. After a long winter dormancy, long thin leaves slowly rise from the resting bud, standing tall and proud in the late spring sunlight. Small drops of nectar glisten ever so slightly in the bright morning hours, enticing insects to taste its sweet offerings. By summer’s end, the plant is flecked with trophies of its conquests.

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
Florida panhandle through the eastern regions of Canada.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
8 inches tall.

Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

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.

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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April 30, 2018
Reviewer: Dylan Knutson from Seattle, WA United States  

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Great Plant April 12, 2018
Reviewer: Jason M. from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US  
Just got this plant today with some others. It's still dormant, so the first leaves look small but good. They also have tiny drops of dew still too. The shipping was fast, and for the price, really good. Ordering again soon.

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Knowagable and caring April 1, 2018
Reviewer: Antonio F. Di Lorenzo from Spring Hill, FL United States  

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Great little plant June 12, 2017
Reviewer: Tim N from PA United States  
Ordered and this shipped as scheduled according to the site's shipping policy.  It showed up in a box marked Live Plants and was well packaged.  After removing the tape and cups and protection, I watered it and put it in the sun in the pot it was shipped in.  It started getting dew within a couple days.  Within a week, I replanted along side some VFTs I have and it has done really well over the past month.  It's catching a lot of little bugs.  Next, I'll look to add a small saracenia to my collection.

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Sundew May 8, 2017
Reviewer: Amanda Stone from Carthage, MO United States  
My 8-year-old daughter is obsessed with carnivorous plants. When the sundew arrived it was dormant, but within a few days it looked great. After about a month, it's around 4 inches tall and looks very healthy. My daughter loves it and wants to add other sundews to her collection. I would definitely order again.

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