Drosera Lantau Island x brevifolia

$13.95

Ease to Grow: Easy
Dormancy: Yes
Parental Native Range: Hong Kong and coastal southeastern North America
Zones: 6-8 (5-9)

A petite orange-red sundew hybrid, Drosera sp. Lantau Island x brevifolia forms rosettes of flat narrow club-shaped leaves with numerous red-orange tentacles. It is a vigorous grower and spreads readily, especially forming colonies from leaf buds. It prefers open, sunny, boggy conditions in peaty soils. The blossoms are sterile and light pink on multi-flowered scapes. Typically there are several scapes at a time, and they are long lasting.  It can flower at different times of the year, but more profusely in the summer months. Allow for a winter rest for best growth. This hybrid is an excellent little terrarium plant. It is easy to grow, and is a great beginner's plant. This selection comes from leaf cuttings, and are genetically identical to the parent.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 1.5" - 2"
Plant Type: Perennial, sub-tropical
Soil: Lower Bog Mix or All Purpose Mix
Light: Bright indoors, full sun to partial sun outdoors
Use: Grows well in the protected bog garden, greenhouse and indoors. It is an excellent terrarium plant.

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Bryce Borum
Very pleased!!

Just got it today it’s a little small, but very healthy, and dewy. Great color as well! Recommending to my plant friends.

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Solveig LaTurner
Lost in the shuffle

Ordered multiple items which mostly were intact at receipt. Two small drosera fell out of the top of their rolled damp towels. I think I found them, but some material may have been lost or damaged by shipping.

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