Pinguicula ehlersiae is a perennial heterophyllous species, the winter rosettes are comprised of up to 60 succulent leaves from November to April, meanwhile the summer rosette is formed of about 25 thinner and broader leaves. Pinguicula ehlersiae was named for Mrs. Renate Ehlers, who made the type of collection in 1979 near Guadalcázar, San Luis Potosí, Mex.
The plants on the pictures are representative, you will get a similar plant. [Plants are not flowering at the moment]
You'll get a similar plant to the ones in the pictures. Please note that some plants are greener than others but will turn pinkish/reddish with time under intense light. Some plants also change their appearance during the winter phase.
The plants are shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect the plants. We ship the plants on Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut off.
Plants are between 0.6-1" in diameter.
The plant has been growing under LED lights with a temperature of 75~80° during the day and 55~70° at night.
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It is strongly recommended to get a heating pack during the winter to protect your plant from low temperatures, we are not responsible for dead plants that did not have a heating pack during transit. 1 heating pack per order is enough.
|About 1" in diameter
|A sunny windowsill, T5, or LED lights
|Mexican Pinguicula mix
|Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
|Keep soil moist
|Mature plant size
|1.5-2" (Depending on care)
|None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).