Pinguicula colimensis

Sale price$19.99


Pinguicula colimensis is a perennial heterophyllous lithophytic species that produces distinct summer and winter leaves. In the winter, it produces a bulb-like winter rosette with about 25-130 spathulate to oblong-spathulate succulent leaves. The summer rosette is comprised of about 6-10 green to green-yelllow carnivorous leaves covered with sessile and stipate glandular hair. Pinguicula colimensis is among the largest of the orchid flowered butterworts and is named for the Mexican state of Colima from which the holotype was collected.

Carnivorous Plant Butterworts- The plants on the pictures are representative, you will get a similar plant. [Plants are not flowering at the moment]

The plant will be shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect the plant. We ship plants Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut-off.

The plant's size is between 0.5-1" in diameter, depending on their current phase. Please note that you may get a bulb-like plant.


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.

Plant size About 0.5-1" in diameter
Light A sunny windowsill, T5, or LED lights
Potting medium Mexican Pinguicula mix
Feeding Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
Water Keep soil moist
Humidity 50-80%
Temperature 55-85°F
Mature plant size 2-5" (Depending on care)
Dormancy During winter it experience a bulb-like winter rosette

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