Ease to Grow: Easy.
Native Range: Highlands of Mexico.
Zones: 10-11 (8-12).
Pinguicula emarginata is a great Mexican Butterwort, that has beautiful pink and lavender striped flowers. It can flowers several times during the year. The leaves are quite remarkable with beautiful rose tint. It is tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions for tropical butterworts. It has medium sized, thin carnivorous leaves in the warm, wet summer, and only slightly smaller succulent leaves in the cool, dry winter. It prefers damp, loose, alkaline soils, and partial shade with warm, wet summers and cooler, dry winters). P. emarginata is a vigorous easy growing carnivorous plant, doing well on window sills, plant carts and greenhouses. Our Emarginata Butterworts are propagated from leaf pulls.
Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Tropical Butterwort Mix or General CP Mix.
Light: Bright to partial bright indoors, partial sun outdoors.
Use: Grows well indoors and greenhouse. It is an excellent terrarium plant.