Pinguicula gigantea

(12 reviews)

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.

Type of Plant: Tropical plant for windowsill growing.
Size: 8+ inches across when mature.
Sunlight: Dappled to partial sun. Avoid hot sunlight.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).
Soil: 1 part peat moss, 3 parts perlite.
Temperatures: Tolerant of cool temperatures but always protect from frost.

• Juvenile plant, acclimated for windowsill growing.
• Shipped in a 3-inch pot. Care instructions are included.

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  • 3
    Slightly damage

    Posted by Ira Houston on November 25, 2020

    Looking much better growing, can’t find in inventory to pull. I sent previously

  • 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

  • 5
    Really Well Established

    Posted by Unknown on November 13, 2014

    I used to have a p. gigantea, but it blew out of the soil because it had a really weak root system. This plant looks really hardy and well established. I can't wait until it gets big!

  • 5
    Pinguicula gigantea

    Posted by Unknown on August 10, 2014

    Excellent packaging. Even after getting lost in the mail my plant arrived in fine health and after a few days of acclimation began to actively grow again! I have also purchased from SNW in the winter and my tropical plants were no worse for the wear.

  • 5

    Posted by Thomas Randall on May 10, 2014

    My 'Gigantea' came with my Alfred Lau #13. Excellent quailty plant! Very healthy. Fast delivery and always well packed for a safe arrival. Give SNW a try and thank me later!