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Drosera rotundifolia
Drosera rotundifolia

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Item Number:: 13031

General Description
This is the most common sundew in the world, which grows in North America, Asia and Europe. Yet, it’s very uncommon in cultivation. You won’t find it at your local hardware store, like the Venus flytrap. You’ll usually find it sold through specialty nurseries that cater to a more discriminating clientele.

Drosera rotundifolia can be tricky to grow. It prefers bright, cool conditions. It slows down dramatically when the weather gets hot. Cool nights will make this plant happy. Grow it in a slightly sheltered location, such as at the base of a Sarracenia. Make sure the soil is well aerated and moist.

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
Northern California through Alaska, Canada, and New England.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
3-4 inches tall.

Partial to full sun, 4 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 prior to the Fall Equinox.

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

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Amazing April 8, 2019
Reviewer: Jeff Ascencio from seaside, CA United States  
Dormant at first but now starting to wake up and growing well outdoors.

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May 21, 2018
Reviewer: Randall Fassbinder from Chicago, IL United States  

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Came nicely April 29, 2018
Reviewer: Sean Reyes from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ United States  
When it came, it was small, and it was in the window sill for a month, and this Sundew is perfect for
USDA zones 7 and colder too.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
The only place I buy plants from!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! April 16, 2018
Reviewer: Antonio F. Di Lorenzo from Spring Hill, FL United States  
You always get some good looking plants!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Great plants April 15, 2018
Reviewer: Louis Carreras from Leominster, MA United States  
It's impossible to plan on the climate in the NE these days. I am glad that you ship your plants so well protected. they went right into my small greenhouse to wait until spring actually arrive here in New England, and are doing really well.

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