The spoon leaf sundew, Drosera spatulata, is definitely demure
in nature. When full grown, it is just under 2 inches in diameter, but
it can reproduce itself by sending out shoots, producing a mound of
multiple plants with spoon-shaped leaves.
Like a pet rock, the spoon
leaf sundew can keep you company when you're at work, making dinner, or
enjoying a stroll through the park. With the right care, your plant will
produce lovely pink flowers for you. This is a great plant for the first time grower.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot.
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for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.
Eastern regions of Australia and Southeast Asia.
Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.
Size of Adult Plants
2 inches in diameter.
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.