Drosera tomentosa

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This species is native to Brazil and is gradually making its way into widespread cultivation.

[This species was formerly named Drosera montana was reclassified as Drosera tomentosa.]

Plants You Receive
Your plant will be shipped potted in a 3-inch pot and is expected to reach flowering maturity in 1-2 seasons. All plants were propagated on-site from proven mother plants in our collection.

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
Mountains of Brazil.

Type of Plant
Tropical plant for indoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
5 inches tall.

Partial sun with mild temperatures. 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.

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

A rare sundew from Brazil.


  • 5
    Doing well

    Posted by Frank Chiafari on March 18, 2020

    Plant is growing healthy and vibrant under some lights. It has much dew and has a deep red color. It’s a fantastic looking plant. Highly recommended

  • 5
    Beautiful plants

    Posted by LAM on November 24, 2019

    Very beautiful and healthy, good packaging. Thank you for everything.

  • 5

    Posted by Paul Smith on October 20, 2019