Pinguicula sp "Lautner 92/52" is one of the Mexican butterworts. In strong light this plant colors up better than most of our other Pings. Be sure to check out the incredible image in the Gallery! Mexican Pings prefer a 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. The image shows the flower of a mature plant. The plants for sale may be smaller, not yet blooming size.
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