Picture of Drosera filiformis

Drosera filiformis


North America. DIFFERENT FORMS AVAILABLE. Below, the plant in spring, and the winter dormant state.
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Picture of var. filiformis – North America
var. filiformis – North America

A temperate upright species from North America. This is a winter dormant species that dies back to a tight fuzzy resting bud, known as a hibernacula, to protect itself from the cold. Hence in autumn & winter the plants have no active leaves. At this time keep cold and protected-a cold greenhouse is ideal, and just damp, increasing the water in the spring. Large pale pink flowers are produced in the summer, to an inch across.


£5.50
Picture of subsp. tracyi
subsp. tracyi

A temperate upright species from North America. Similar in form to var filiformis, but larger, stockier, and with green leaves with white tentacles. This is a winter dormant species that dies back to a tight fuzzy resting bud, known as a hibernacula, to protect itself from the cold. Hence in autumn & winter the plants have no active leaves. At this time keep cold and protected-a cold greenhouse is ideal, and just damp, increasing the water in the spring. Large pale pink flowers are produced in the summer, to an inch across.


£6.00
var floridana, Florida

A temperate upright species from North America which unusually produces red foliage. The leaves are finer and more delicate than the standard form. This is a winter dormant species that dies back to a tight fuzzy resting bud, known as a hibernacula, to protect itself from the cold. Hence in autumn & winter the plants have no active leaves. At this time keep cold and protected-a cold greenhouse is ideal, and just damp, increasing the water in the spring. Large pale pink flowers are produced in the summer, to an inch across.


£6.50
var filiformis - Florida Giant

A large vigourous growing form of this temperate upright species from North America, producing leaves to 25 cm in height. This is a winter dormant species that dies back to a tight fuzzy resting bud, known as a hibernacula, to protect itself from the cold. Hence in autumn & winter the plants have no active leaves. At this time keep cold and protected-a cold greenhouse is ideal, and just damp, increasing the water in the spring. Large pale pink flowers are produced in the summer, to an inch across.


£7.00