Pinguicula Grandiflora - Carnivorous Butterwort Plant
Pinguicula Grandiflora is a temperate insectivorous plant with flat light green sticky leaves, used to trap insects.
During the summer, it produces deep purple 5 petaled flowers, around 4 cm in diameter, larger than most other Pinguicula species (hence its name, Grandiflora) Likes to grow in partial shade, and as with all carnivorous plants rainwater ONLY should be used, and a sphagnum moss peat based compost.
During winter, the leaves will die back an the plant will for a small winter resting bud (hibernacula).
Hardy to -10 to -20°C.