Drosera capensis growing herbaceous carnivorous plants of the genus Drosera also known as Cape sundew, Drosera capensis perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-10.

Drosera capensis leaves

Leaves carnivorous the color can be: green, red, white or yellow the leaves grow in rosette structure, each leaf has little antennas in the edges of the leaves the antennas color can be different than the leaves and can be in the color green, red or white, in the tip of each antenna there is round shape like pompon this is the part that cache the insect.

Flower color pink, the flower has 5 petals and the stamen yellow flowers grow on stem.

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Requirements for Drosera capensis growing and care:

Soil sphagnum, perlite and peat moss, 40% humidity, 5C to 30C (41-91F) When it grows as house plant need to feed the plant and give the plant enough light.

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Tuber / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water (spray on the leaves)

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No (if yes on window)

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower:
Flower color pink, the flower has 5 petals and the stamen yellow flowers grow on stem.

Scientific name:

Drosera capensis

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