Sonerilas are a diverse group of plants in the Melastomaceae family distinguished by having flowers with three petals (as opposed to five for most other plants in this group). There seems to be a lot of variation within a species, and so the ID of pulchella is a guess. This Malaysian Sonerila has striking green and pink foliage which just gets more pronounced as the plant matures. I just got it this year so am not entirely sure how large […]
This wonderfully grown pot of D. pulchella was a gift from a friend. My only hope now is that I don’t kill it! Carnivorous plants are not a group of plants I know a thing about and I feel grateful for this beautiful colony of Drosera. This is a 4″ pot. They are even nicer up close! And that flower!