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Drosera filiformis ssp. filiformis
Drosera filiformis ssp. filiformis
 
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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.

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.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 20 Write a review »

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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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too early May 2, 2017
Reviewer: David Birskovich from Niles, OH United States  
plants slow to wake up in zone 5

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Awesome August 21, 2016
Reviewer: Robert scott from Boise, ID United States  
Was not super excited about this but as my first sundew to add to my collection I have had a lot of fun watching this grow and catch everything that flys near it. I actually had to move it to a separate location in my yard because it was catching all the food for my fly traps! Turned out to be one of my favorite plants.

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Happy Plants July 18, 2016
Reviewer: Patrick Harrington from Salina, KS United States  
I received my order in good shape.  State of the art packaging, Fast delivery and a fair price.  You kids are the greatest.  Patrick

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all good June 19, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from LONG BEACH, CA United States  
Everything came out great

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