Pinguicula esseriana

Pinguicula esseriana
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Pinguicula esseriana has tight rosettes, rarely bigger than a nickel, that blush pink when grown under high light. This species stays delicate and tiny! A must have for the butterwort collection. Single pink, purple, or violet flowers appear twice a year on upright stalks. The butterwort plant is a passive trapper, which means it doesn’t actually use movement to snare its prey.

We recommend planting this plug in our Pinguicula soil.

This plant ships as a bare root starter plant.

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  • "Pings" like bright light. They are well suited for growing on window ledges.
  • Water with distilled or non-chlorinated water. Avoid watering the crown of the plant.
  • Feed your Ping in the growing season, once every two weeks for robust growth and flower production. Use small gnats or small fish food flakes.
  • Toxicity: Pings are non-toxic and safe for pets and humans.
  • Skill Level: Beginner