Drosera binata - Giant Form

$15.95

Drosera binata - Giant Form

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: Recommended.
Native Range: Wet Bogs of southeastern Australia and New Zealand.
Zones: 7-9 (6-10).

The Giant Forked Sundew, Drosera binata var. dichotoma - Giant, is a large double-forking sundew with olive-green and bronzy-yellow leaves and pink glands. Its leaves typically have 2 tips, but can have 3 or 4+ when mature. It is a large, sprawling plant, with full dense leaves, and makes a great hanging plant. It is a robust grower and readily spreads from its roots, filling its pot or developing a nice colony. It is a great insect trapper, and gets a lot of attention. It is a temperate plant dying back to its roots as cool weather approaches, and reemerging from resting buds on its roots in the Spring. New leaves unroll much like the fronds of a fern, and are produced throughout the year, but there is a second noticeable flush of leaves in the Fall. It can tolerate a light frost. It prefers open, sunny, boggy conditions in peaty soils. It can flower several times from June to September with blossoms that are white on tall, multi-flowered red scapes. D. binata comes in many forms: T-form, Double Fork, Small Red Fork, Giant, Staghorn and Marston's Dragon. They rarely produce viable seeds in cultivation, but are easily divided from the thick, black, hairy roots, or by leaf cuttings. Its large, olive-colored form will make a nice addition to your carnivorous plant collection. This selection comes from cuttings, and are identical to the parent. Plants ordered in Winter may be shipped dormant and leafless, but will re-emerge, given warm and bright conditions. Juvenile plants may be shipped.  For maximum effect use multiple plants in a 6" pot. 

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

Height: 6" - 12+".
Plant Type: Perennial, warm temperate.
Soil: Lower Bog Mix or General CP Mix.
Light: Bright indoors, full sun to partial sun outdoors.
Use: Grows well in the protected bog garden, greenhouse and indoors.

Customer Reviews

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Dellori Arellano
So excited!

I received my order in great time. Plants came packed with care and I also ordered a few extra pots and soil as it was stated that plants do not come soiled. I have had my plants for 2 weeks now and they are doing great, I'm excited to see how big they grow! I will be ordering more plants from Carnivorous Plant Nursery soon.

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Door
Doesn’t look like picture

I ordered this and it does not look like the picture it only has two spikes going up not Two up two down I also ordered Marston’s dragon and it looks the same way just two going up

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Jose Mendoza
Just as described

Recently got into carnivorous plants and CPN has really helped. All their plants are just terrific and really grown to quality. Wouldn’t shop anywhere else

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Gregg E.
My Drosera

I was very pleased with how my plants arrived. They were packaged with care and so far they've been growing with success. I'd give this review a 5 star rating, but I wanted to wait a little longer to see how well the plants develop.
If it's any consolation, I'll most likely order some other plants from Carnivorous Plant Nursery

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