Pinguicula 'Riva'

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Options: Medium bare-root 1"
Sale price$49.99 Regular price$59.99


Pinguicula 'Riva' is a beautiful cultivar created and registered by Mark Rubnitz. This cultivar is undetermined, but it appears to be a cross between (Pinguicula agnata "scented flower" x P. gigantea) x (P. gigantea x P. emarginata). This cultivar germinated in late 2013 and was registered in 2018 as Pinguicula 'Riva' for Riva Rubnitz, Mark's mother. One unique characteristic of P. 'Riva' is its beautiful white flower with a bright yellow center which is surrounded by a purple ring, the plant also turns from pale green to burgundy under intense lights.

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 under intense light.

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.

Medium plants are about 1" in diameter

Large plants are about 2" in diameter

The plant has been growing under LED lights with a temperature of 75~80° during the day and 55~70° at night.


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 1-2" 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
Humidity 50-80%
Temperature 55-85°F
Mature plant size 2-2.5" (Depending on care)
Dormancy None, nevertheless, plant may go into a succulent state during Winter (depending on temperatures).

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