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Drosera intermedia - Spatulate leaf sundew

Carnivorous Plants

Drosera intermedia

Spatulate leaf sundew

Drosera intermedia,  Spatulate leaf sundew, is native to Eastern North America from the Canadian Maritime down the Atlantic coast and parts of the Gulf coast. The Spatulate leaf sundew is a small plant standing 2-3” in height and flowering with ¼” white flowers 5” above the foliage.  Spoon shaped leaves with sticky hairs curl around insect prey!  In mass they are a great addition to any bog garden and can be sown on saturated logs floating in a pond. Drosera intermedia thrives in full sun.

Bloom Color

White

Drosera intermedia Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Mature Height
< 1'
Spread Characteristics
Clumping
Prolific Seeder
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Pond Zonation
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Foliage Color
Green
Red
Silver
Wetland Indicator Status
OBL
Plant Type
Bog/Marsh
Flowering Perennial
Attributes
Bog
Carnivorous
Container
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Specimen
USDA Hardiness Zone
5
6
7
8
9
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