Byblis filifolia ‘Giant’ was first collected around Pago in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The stems are usually self supported and capable of branching with the overall height of the plant reaching around 20 inches tall when mature. It is an annual species of Byblis and produces numerous showy flowers though usually the flowers must be cross-pollinated with a genetically different plant in order to obtain viable seed.
Byblis filifolia ‘Giant’ Pago, Kimberley
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Size and packing method: You will receive a young plant about 3-4 inches tall. Because Byblis have fragile roots, plants are shipped in small biodegradable peat pots. Upon arrival, gently tear the bottom portion of the pot away to allow for root growth before planting the peat pot in a larger container.
Mature size: ~ 20 inches tall
Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat, or peat-sand mix
Feeding: Feed bugs or dried bloodworms every 2-3 weeks, Maxsea fertilizer may also be used with care
Water: Keep soil wet at all times, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Dormancy period: None, this plant is technically an annual but may survive longer if kept in ideal conditions
Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.