A cross between two Mexican Butterworts, Pinguicula sp "Köhres" (Koehres) x gypsicola is a vigorous and easy grower. This hybrid is a profuse bloomer in our collection. As is true of gypsicola, keep it on the dry side in the winter as it begins to produce non-carnivorous 'winter leaves'. It prefers loose, open soil. We use an all mineral mix which contains an aquatic planting medium based on arcilite, a common clay-based mineral used in soil-less planting mixes. Also includes silica sand and a very small amount of iron oxide. Another good mix is composed of 1 part each of peat, sand, vermiculite, perlite and pumice. Shipped bare root, carefully wrapped in damp sphagnum.
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