Pinguicula Debbertiana Care

Pinguicula Debbertiana Care

If you want something different for your plant collection, try pinguicula debbertiana. It is known for its purple colors and straightforward cultivation. This Mexican butterwort was discovered in 1989 and is now considered one of the most striking in the pinguicula family. If you want to try your hand caring for these plants, this guide … Read more

Pinguicula Conzattii Care

Pinguicula Conzattii Care

Pinguicula conzattii was discovered in Oaxaca, Mexico and is renowned for its violet and white flowers. These butterworts grow in altitudes up to 8850 feet (2700 m). Not a lot is known about p. conzattii, but we do know enough to grow it successfully. Follow these steps and you will see how straightforward caring for … Read more

Pinguicula Balcanica Care

Pinguicula Balcanica Care

Also known as the Balkanian butterwort, pinguicula balcanica grows in the sub alpine regions of the Balkan mountain ranges up to 8000 ft. This temperate butterwort can be challenging to grow, but not impossible. With the right approach you can cultivate a p. balcanica in your own home. Pinguicula balcanica grows in partial to full … Read more

Pinguicula Acuminata Care

Pinguicula Acuminata Care

Pinguicula acuminata (or the fungus gnat catcher) is native to Hidalgo, Mexico City and grows at altitudes up to 7874-9186 feet (2400-2800 m). This butterwort also flowers in winter even when its rosette is partially under the soil. Fortunately you do not need to be high up the mountains to care for this plant. Pinguicula … Read more

Pinguicula Alpina Care

Pinguicula Alpina Care

Pinguicula alpina (alpine butterwort) is native to northern and central Europe, particularly the Alps and Scandinavia. This pinguicula can be somewhat challenging to grow because if summer conditions are not ideal, its winter hibernacula will decay. With this guide however, you will understand what it takes to cultivate this carnivorous plant. Pinguicula alpina prefers 50-68 … Read more

6 Reasons Why Your Pinguicula is Dying

Why is My Pinguicula Dying

Is your pinguicula no longer eating or blooming? Are its leaves turning brown? Knowing the symptoms of a dying pinguicula (butterwort) is essential for any grower. If you know the symptoms, you can take steps to prevent it or save the plant. In this post you will discover the most likely signs of a dying … Read more

Pinguicula Colimensis Care

Pinguicula Colamensis Care

Pinguicula colimensis is a Mexican butterwort known for its tight winter rosette and sizable gland tentacles. It naturally thrives in gypsum cliffs and can be challenging to grow especially in winter. With this guide, you will learn how to properly care for p. colimensis like a seasoned cultivator. Pinguicula colimensis thrives in porous soil substrates … Read more

Pinguicula Caerulea Care

Pinguicula Caerulea Care

Pinguicula caerulea is found throughout the warmer areas of the United States and it is classified as a warm temperate butterwort. The plant is known for its beautiful blue flowers which has earned it the name blue butterworts. In the following guide you will learn the essentials for growing these plants. Pinguicula caerulea can be … Read more

Pinguicula Rectifolia Care

Pinguicula Rectifolia Care

A popular and widely cultivated butterwort variant, pinguicula rectifolia is also known as p. huahuapan after Huahuapan De Leon in Oxaca, Mexico where it grows. This is a beautiful carnivorous plant that is easy to grow and would make for a fine addition in any home. Pinguicula rectifolia prefers partial to full light outdoors or … Read more

Pinguicula Lutea Care | Yellow Butterworts

Pinguicula Lutea Care

Pinguicula lutea is found throughout the southeastern United States, mostly in open pine woods, marshes and bogs. This warm temperate pinguicula is well known for its bright yellow flowers. The plant is not difficult to cultivate in a garden, but it has a few specific requirements that set it apart from other butterworts. Plant pinguicula … Read more