Drosera sewelliae is native to Western Australia near Perth where it can be found growing in laterite and silica sand soils. The pygmy sundew produces bright orange flowers that are often larger than the plant itself. During the dry summers, D. sewelliae goes dormant. However, once fall arrives with increased moisture, active growth resumes and the plant begins to produce gemmae.
Size and packing method: Because pygmy sundews have fragile roots, plants are shipped in small plugs of soil with biodegradable wrappers. Upon arrival, pot the soil plug including the wrapper to avoid root disturbance.