Drosera derbyensis x ordensis

/Drosera derbyensis x ordensis

Drosera derbyensis x ordensis


This Drosera derbyensis x ordensis hybrid was created right here at Curious Plant! The offspring appear to have the strongest resemblance to the mother plant (D. derbyensis) with narrow petioles and light orange/red leaves. We’ve yet to observe floral characteristics.

Size and packing method: Small plants are about 1 inch in diameter and large ones are between 2 and 3 inches in diameter. Plants will be shipped bare root, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel.


 Growing requirements

Light: Full sun
Mature size: 2-4 in. diameter
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, Pure peat, peat-sand mix, or long-fiber sphagnum
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, only use fertilizer if you have plenty of experience growing carnivorous plants
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep wet at all times during the active growing season, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
Temperature: 45-90°F, this species prefers warm roots so a heat mat is beneficial
Dormancy period: Dormant during the ‘dry season’. Trigger dormancy by reducing the length of the photoperiod for about around 3 months. Reduce watering during dormancy and only feed if there is dew on the traps.

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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