Butterwort - Pinguicula primuliflora

Butterwort - Pinguicula primuliflora

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Sometimes in shipping, a leaf or two will die back. Leaves turn black when they die back, but the bulb is still healthy.

Information below is only the potential the plant has. Each listing is for one plant. The "starter plant" you are buying is one plant actively growing in a 2 inch deep pot and is smaller than the plant pictured.

Pinguicula primuliflora. Beautiful small plant with rosettes of pale green mucilage-secreting leaves. The sticky leaves trap insects, which are then digested. Produces an abundance of pale purple flowers.  

Prefers high humidity and requires moist, acidic soil with very little fertilizer. Easily kept by placing pot in a shallow dish of water so that soil stays moist. Does very well in Canadian peat.

Overview: Average mature height: inches. Soil: Bog plant - you a tray of water to keep it constantly wet. Does best in sphagnum moss. Light: Full to slightly filtered sun. Zones: 10