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Drosera x Marston's Dragon
Drosera x Marston's Dragon


 
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General Description
 
Marston's Dragon is part of the binata complex, a group of sundews with forked leaves. Created by Adrian Slack, it's a cultivar hybrid of D. multifida x dichotoma. It's a great blend of the two plants. It has long red leaves that branches in a similar fashion as D. multifida, and it has the vigor and hardiness of D. dichotoma. It grows well in full sun conditions during the summer months. In winter, you can keep it growing by providing very bright warm conditions. Otherwise, you can grow it outdoors as a warm-temperate plant in zones 8-10. In cold weather, the leaves will die back. As the weather warms up, new leaves will emerge from the root stock. However, dormancy is not at all necessary for this plant.
Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot and will reach flowering maturity within two growing seasons. All plants were propagated on-site from proven mother plants in our collection.

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
Eastern regions of Australia.

Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
Leaves may reach 12+ inches.

Sunlight
Full to partial sun. A south window with several hours of direct sunlight is ideal.

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.

Cold Tolerance
Tolerant of very cool temperatures, but protect from frost.

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5 of 5 Love it January 13, 2020
Reviewer: Larry from NC United States  
Had no experience with a forked sundew before and this one did not disappoint. Arms are very wispy and is a murder of gnats!

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5 of 5 January 5, 2020
Reviewer: Darin Kimberl from Hershey, PA United States  
Always top notch plants, packaging, and service. My goto source for carniverous plants.

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5 of 5 December 22, 2019
Reviewer: LAM from AMARILLO, TX United States  


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5 of 5 Drosera x Marston's Dragon [Sm] July 28, 2015
Reviewer: Lana Weathers from Pensacola, FL United States  
I am very pleased with my recent order. The plants arrived very quickly (especially considering they came from the other side of the country). They were nice sized plants well packed and in good shape. The instruction sheets were easy to understand and appreciated. All plants are growing well.

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5 of 5 Small is selling it short July 18, 2015
Reviewer: John C from Oregon  
A surprisingly large plant for a "small," it's getting ready to open its first flower buds a month later.  I'm looking forward to this one getting huge.

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