Pinguicula parvifolia is a perennial heterophyllous rosetted herb with long, slender roots. This species produces two different types of leaves, winter bulb of succulent leaves during winter and glandular carnivorous leaves during summer. Pinguicula parvifolia is a mountain-dwelling species that experiences a cool, moist, temperate climate and was discovered in 1893. The epithet, parvifolia, is dericed from the Latin parvus (small) and folium (leaf).
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.
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.
Plant's size: When the plant is in succulents phase, it becomes a bulb of about 0.20-0.25" in diameter. Please note that some plants may be in bulb stage at the time of ordering. If plant is in its carnivorous phase it should be around 0.75-1" 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.
|Depending on plant's phase
|A sunny windowsill, T5, or LED lights
|Mexican Pinguicula soil mix
|Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
|Keep soil moist
|Mature plant size
|~2" (Depending on care)
|None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).