Pinguicula laueana is a perennial heterophyllous species, producing summer rosettes of 5-8 carnivorous oval leaves of dark green, burgundy, with or without red venation and winter rosettes of 30-50 closely packed succulent leaves. Pinguicula laueana is a montane species and was named for Dr Alfred Lau. This species has large, scarlet red flowers and is among the most beautiful butterworts.
Butterworts- 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 picture. Please note that some plants are greener than others but will turn reddish with time under intense light.
The plants are shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect them. We ship the plants on Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut off.
These plants are about 1" in diameter.
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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
|2-3" (Depending on care)
|None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).