Drosera filiformis "Nova Scotia"

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As the name suggests, this form of Drosera filiormis is native to Nova Scotia where winters are downright frigid, so it is accustomed to a short growing season and chilly winters. It comes out of dormancy later than other forms of filiformis and is generally shorter, about 6 inches. In late August, it will cease growing and its leaves will die back. The plant will eventually form a resting bud sitting at soil level. Growth will resume in spring.
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Plants You Receive

Plants are 1-2 years old from propagation with one or two growth points and shipped in 3-inch pots. 
All cold-hardy perennials are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon. Their appearance will change with the seasons.

April-May: Emerging from dormancy. 
June-August: Plants are in active growth. 
September-December: Plants stop growing and will drop its leaves to form a resting bud.
January-March: Plants are still in its dormant resting bud state.

General Care

Type of Plant: Cold-hardy perennial for outdoor container growing.
Sunlight: Full sun, 6+ hours of direct sunlight, during the growing season.  
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).  Set in standing water to keep media wet.
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite.  No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Winter: Dormant.  Mulch in USDA zones 6 and colder.

Care info is included.


  • 5

    Posted by Chris K. on May 24, 2021

    I have followed the directions and kept in a try of rainwater and distilled water. Growing rapidly in full sun. If you live in a dry climate you can grow this easily. Best part of my day is to see what it caught.

  • 5
    Drosera filiformis "Nova Scotia"

    Posted by JHebb on May 13, 2021

    Received my drosera in excellent condition! It's a great addition to our bog garden! It's already eating tons of bugs! Highly recommended!

  • 5
    Wonderful specimen!

    Posted by Phil on May 12, 2021

    Every time I order from you guys, it's better than the last order! Keep up the amazing growing!

  • 5
    interesting plant

    Posted by Keith Coleman on July 20, 2020

    I received a nice little D. filiformis "Nova Scotia" that was, as usual, well packed and arrived safely. The plant has been growing nicely, and I have repotted it into a bit larger pot. It has been blooming freely and produces large (for a Drosera) purplish flowers that are open only during the morning.

  • 5
    Grows fast

    Posted by Sean Reyes on June 7, 2020

    My Drosera Filiformis Novia Scota came nicely and now looks stunning with lots of dew.