Butterwort (House Plant)Pinguicula 'Weser'

Tender Perennial

What is Tender Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Susceptible to damage or death at temperatures below 5C.


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Fascinating insectivorus plants!

Pink flowers in summer provide additional interest

An interesting plant for the home or conservatory

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 15cm (6in)

Tender Perennial


sun or semi shade

Flowering Months

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Grow something unusual in your home or conservatory! This beautifully intriguing Pinguicula 'Weser’, also known as Butterwort is an insectivorous plant and makes an interesting feature as a house plant. Its fleshy, sticky rosette of leaves range in colour from pale green to pink depending on how sunny the position is. During summer, slender upright stalks display vibrant pink exotic-looking flowers. Growing a new flower stalk every year, this attractive perennial house plant provides a pretty display that you can looks forward to time and time again. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 15cm (6”).

Please note: Some houseplants are toxic or harmful to pets if ingested. If you believe your pet has consumed a poisonous plant then seek veterinary attention immediately. Take a sample of the plant with you.

1 x 9cm potted plant (KA8350)

How to Grow
Grow Pinguicula in bright light in a window or conservatory. They require a frost free position such as a cool conservatory, porch, or bright room with a temperature of 15C (60F) – 32C (90F).
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Pinguicula will need permanently moist (but not soggy) slightly acidic soil. This is best achieved by planting in a mixture of ericaceous compost and moss, plus regular watering in a water tray throughout the growing season - avoid watering from above. Always use rainwater or distilled water, as carnivorous plants are particularly sensitive to the chemicals contained in tap water. Pinguicula do not need feeding - they will catch all of the food that they need themselves on their sticky leaves. After flowering, cut back stems to the base of the plant and allow the plant to slowly become dormant. The compost should be kept just moist throughout the winter. Resume watering, when plants start into growth again. During winter these plants require a temperature of around 5C (32F).


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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3


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