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Drosera filiformis

Thread-leaf Sundew

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Description:

The largest sundew, leaves are long, upright, sticky, and able to unfurl like a fern. Carnivorous plant. Flowers are a pink to magenta shade and bloom in summer. Blossoms open in early morning and close by noon. Grows in open wet sand or moist areas.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Droseraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Late June to late August
Global and State Rank:G4, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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