Re Pollinating tuberous Drosera

Christopher Waldrop (
Thu, 12 Jan 1995 16:22:22 -0600 (CST)

> My collection of tuberous Drosera is far from extensive but I
> have been able to get seed from D. stolonifera porrecta, D.
> stolonifera rupicola, D. whittakeri and D.peltata. All of these
> were self pollinated.D. peltata produces copious quantities of
> seed and ends up growing all over the place. I haven't been able
> to get others, such as D. orbiculata and D. zonaria, to produce
> seed though.

I've heard conflicting things about D. whittakeri. How viable are its
seeds usually? Isn't it also the one tuberous species that grows in
the summer and dies back in the winter?