Drosera spathulata
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Common Name:
Sundew
   
Ornamental Features:
Leaves are alternate or whorled and linear to almost circular, the blades covered and fringed with gland-tipped green hairs, which trap and digest insects. Flowers are racemes of 5-petiole d, pink blooms.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Rosette pattern 2 1/2 to 3 inches across.
   
Landscape Value:
Used in bog gardens.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 10
   
Culture:
Requires moist, acidic soil and very little fertilizer. Requires partial to full sun.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
3 inch (4 to 6 weeks), 4 inch (8 to 10 weeks).
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture and division.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Aphids and fungus gnats.
   
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