Pinguicula primuliflora
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Common Name:
Ornamental Features:
Insectivorous plant with rosettes of mucilage-secreting, lance-shaped to almost rounded leaves and leafless stems bearing solitary, spurred, 2-lobed, trumpet-shaped, pale purple flowers. The sticky leaves trap insects, which are then digested.
Habit and Growth Rate:
Stems are upright, glandular-h
Landscape Value:
Grow as houseplants or in a temperate greenhouse. May be suitable for bogs.
Zone 10
Out doors, grow in poor, peaty permanantly moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Keep birds or other animals from disturbing dormant buds on hardy species.
Pot Size & Finish Time:
3 inch (4 to 6 weeks), 4 inch (8 to 10 weeks).
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture and division.
Pest/Disease Problems:
Slugs and snails.
More Information:

MEDIA: 100% Canadian peat, Peat/Sand, Peat/Perlite

MEDIA MOISTURE MANAGEMENT: Range between 3-4(on 1-5 scale, 5 being an aquatic)

LIGHT: >3000 Ft candles


SOIL TEMP: keep between 65 and 90 degrees F

pH: 4.5 - 5.5