Pinguicula rotundiflora x gypsicola

/Pinguicula rotundiflora x gypsicola

Pinguicula rotundiflora x gypsicola


This Pinguicula rotundiflora x gypsicola hybrid is another Curious Plant creation. The elongated leaves display a nice mix of both parents and develop a lovely pinkish tinge under strong light. The flowers are large and appear to resemble those of P. gypsicola more closely than those of P. rotundiflora, although the petals are wider and slightly more pink. P. rotundiflora x gypsicola prefers a loose mineral-based substrate that drains easily and forms a compact rosette when dormant.

Size and packing method: You will receive a bare root plant about 1.5 inches in diameter, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive a little over one cup of our prepackaged Mexican Butterwort Potting Mix in addition to the bare root plant. This quantity of soil is roughly enough to fill one 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch square pot.


Growing requirements

Mature size: About 3 inches in diameter
Light: Full sun
Soil: Mexican Butterwort Potting 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

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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