28 Aug

Pinguicula ‘Pirouette’ Care

Pinguicula 'Pirouette'

Pinguicula ‘Pirouette’ is a complex hybrid of P. agnata and P. (moranensis x ehlersiae). The leaves can be anywhere from green to bright pink depending on light intensity. It is a vigorous grower and prefers a loose substrate.


Plant Care Requirements


  • Mature size: ~2 inch in diameter
  • Light: Full sun
  • Soil: Mexican Butterwort Potting Mix, sand and perlite mix
  • Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, only use fertilizer if you have plenty of experience growing carnivorous plants
  • Humidity: 50-80% with adequate airflow
  • Water: During it’s active growing season provide enough distilled water for the media to remain damp. During winter dormancy, reduce watering and allow media to dry out regularly
  • Temperature: 55-85°F
  • Dormancy period: Reduce watering when winter rosette begins to form

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