Pinguicula gigantea is a perennial homophyllous species, its native range is within Mexico. P. gigantea's flower is usually a purple colour with the occasional light blue. The epithet gigantea is deived from the Latin giganteaus (giant).
Carnivorous Plant Butterwort- The plants on the pictures are representative, you will get a similar plant (plants are about 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.
The pinguicula will be shipped bare root in a plastic container to protect the plant, if you need soil please select the Bare-root + soil option . We shipping plants Monday and Wednesday to avoid the weekend cut off.
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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.
|Plant size||Between 1 to 2" 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|
|Mature plant size||4-6" (Depending on care)|
|Dormancy||None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).|