Drosera coccipetala and Drosera zeyheri in bloom


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Those are super pictures of some unusual Drosera.  Any chance you could give us some idea of your cultivation techniques with them please?

Kind regards,  Rob

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Hello Rob,

nothing special, south African winter growing sundews grow well in Mediterranean climate, I live in central Italy.

Substrate 50% mineral and 50% peat. Absolutely bone dry from dormancy (around end of April) till the beginning of Autumn. In that period I keep pots inisde, in a garage. Then from beginning of Autumn I start watering, initially just few water from above, then when the plants are in vegetation I keep some water in the tray. In winter minimum temps around 0°C.

 

Mau

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