Pinguicula gigantea

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As the name suggests, this is a giant among butterworts! It has thick leathery leaves that can approach the size of your hand. In the right conditions, these plants have been known to grow as large as a dinner plate.
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Plants You Receive

Small-sized plants are shipped in 3-inch pots.  All plants are acclimated for windowsill growing.  Full maturity within 1-2 years.

General Care

Type of Plant: Tropical sundew for windowsill growing.
Native Habitat: Mountains of Mexico.
Sunlight: Very bright filtered sun to dappled sun. 
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).  Set in water to keep the soil wet.
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite.  No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Temperatures: Prefers mild temperatures but always protect from frost.

Care info will be provided.


  • 5

    Posted by James on February 10, 2020

  • 5
    Adds a lot to the dinning area

    Posted by Jimmie Scott on January 26, 2020

    Growing very nicely and spreading out. Grows very fast and good colors. Nice big green leaves spreads out and cover a large area.

  • 5

    Posted by LAM on January 5, 2020

  • 5
    Secure packaging

    Posted by Unknown on December 31, 2018

    Not a single leaf damaged when arrived.

  • 5
    This one will be a stunner when it puts on size

    Posted by Jami Young on June 18, 2018

    Arrived in perfect condition. Beautiful lime green even under LEDs.

  • 5
    Excellent plant

    Posted by Richmond Parker on May 6, 2018

    and prompt, well packed, curteus service!

  • 5
    Fast growth, healthy ping

    Posted by Unknown on October 23, 2016

    Healthy and in good condition. Plant has already grown and is putting out larger leaves. Can't wait to see how big this guy gets.

  • 2
    Different Butterwort

    Posted by John Blancett on February 14, 2015

    I ordered a Pinguicula Gigantea and received a Pinguicula x Gina. It was well packaged and in great shape, but not what I ordered