Drosera capensis, Big Pink

SKU:
23111
$14.95
(56 reviews) Write a Review
Big Pink is a selected breeding of the white leaf and red leaf forms of Drosera capensis. In bright sunlight, the plant produces long pink leaves that are larger than its parent plants. As a cool-tropical species, this plant likes it sunny but cool. It may slow down significantly during the hottest parts of summer, but watch it take off again when the summer heat passes. Great for the first-time grower.
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Plants You Receive

Small-sized plants are shipped in 3-inch pots.  All plants are acclimated for windowsill growing.  Full maturity within 1-2 years.

General Care

Type of Plant: Tropical sundew for windowsill growing.
Native Habitat: Coastal mountains of South Africa.
Sunlight: Very bright filtered sunlight.  
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).  Set in water to keep the soil wet.
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite.  No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Temperatures: Prefers mild temperatures but always protect from frost.

Care info will be provided.

Reviews

  • 5
    Healthy weird plants!

    Posted by Mark Morris on May 14, 2021

    The plants arrived in beautiful conditions and packed well. Surprised at how big they already were. My plants seem to be getting comfortable with their new environment and locations. They have been in my seeding area under grow lights all day and I have only watered with tap water. I know it’s says not to but our water here is not hard and all my house plants love it too. Only one or two traps have died back and they are munching on my little gnats and fruit flies in the nursing area. My son loves and is very curious about plants and these are great for teaching. Super much better than the ones in the stores.

  • 5
    Drosera Capensis Big Pink

    Posted by Gary Lanning on April 8, 2021

    Arrived healthy and is adding new growth. Happily eating fungus gnats in the greenhouse.

  • 5
    Awesome plants; even better customer service..

    Posted by Roger McCurry on January 27, 2021

    I ordered a couple of these and I live in Denver. USPS left them in their van overnight when it got really cold and it killed them. They were replaced immediately and the replacements that arrived looked amazing and they are growing so fast. I will definitely be doing repeat business with these guys. Thanks again!!

  • 5
    Happy with plant

    Posted by Clayton Kroh on January 9, 2021

    Another well packaged plant that suffered no ill effects from shipping. Healthy and growing well.

  • 5
    DROSERA CAPENSIS, BIG PINK

    Posted by Brett Jacoby on January 8, 2021

    Another awesome plant. Keep up the good work!

  • 5
    Drosera capensis, Big Pink

    Posted by Mary Losure on January 8, 2021

    My sundew is thriving! Arrived in a Minnesota winter, delayed by pandemic...and made it through!

  • 5
    Drosera capensis (big pink)

    Posted by Robert Wade on December 20, 2020

    Super happy coming out of package, transplanted well. Got 3 plants in the one container, pretty stoked on that.

  • 5
    Big Pink

    Posted by Bruce Reed on December 11, 2020

    The plant arrived in perfect condition. Your expertise in packaging is apparent. Then my cat decided to eat all but two of the branches. It is growing three new branches.