Scientific NameDrosera hookeri
Size and formA sticky and carnivorous perennial herb 10cm-50cm high.
Flowers, leaves and fruitA one-sided raceme inflorescence of pale pink, hairy flowers occurs from August to November. Seed is rounded and pitted. A basal rosette of small leaves is present, as well as shield-shaped leaves on the stem covered in sticky hairs that trap insects. Stems are erect and sometimes branched.
Growing conditionsOccurs in wet woodlands and gullies. Becomes dormant during summer when it dies back to its roots. Suitable for growing in containers.