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Drosera filiformis

Native range: Eastern North America

Known names: Thread-leaved Sundew

Hardiness: USDA Zone 7

Mature Size: ~7" tall

Light: Full, at least 8 hours.

Water: Keep sitting in water (water must be low in total dissolved solids, such as distilled water, R.O. water)

Soil: 1/2 Sphagnum peat, 1/2 pearlite

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: 2.5" pot, shipped potted


This sundew will take over your bog, but in a beautiful, non-combative way! This Sundew is one of the most prolific Sundew I've ever encountered, it also grows as a perennial- forming hibernaculum in winter. Reseeds happily in mid-to-late summer (but seeds won't germinate until spring). We find ourselves accidentally grazing across the mucilage whenever we work with the bog. I wouldn't say this is a must-have but there's a pleasure seeing it sparkle every morning.

Drosera filiformis [2.5"]

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