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Bladderwort 'Utricularia parthenopipes'

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Utricularia parthenopipes
This bladderwort is a small charming species from the Brazilian state Bahia. Utricularia parthenopipes has a delicate appearance with narrow grassy leaves and long flower stalks each carrying one or two flowers. These flowers are mainly white, but purple and yellow spots add some colour to them. Utricularia parthenopipes is easy to take care of and its size makes it ideal to fill that colourless spot in your terrarium.
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Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

Utricularia parthenopipes is endemic to Brazil, meaning it can only be found there. The bladderwort grows there in wet soil on the trees of the tropical rainforest. Despite its size, this species is a striking plant thanks to its many purple flowers. The look similar to orchid flowers and grow from green stems. The upper petal is purple with a white lip and a yellow spot below it. The narrow leaves, hiding the traps, look like grass. Utricularia parthenopipes is an annual plant.
Height:
3 cm
3 cm
Width:
4 cm
4 cm
Adult height:
5-10 cm
5-10 cm
Adult width:
10 cm
10 cm
Flower colour:
White
white
Flower period:
Jan-July
Jan-July
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Carnivorous
carnivorous
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Botanical
botanical
Properties:
Special
special
Natural habitat:
North America
North America
Altitude range:
0-500 m
0-500 m

Plant care

Utricularia parthenopipes needs a humid environment due to its origin. This should be 80%. Aim for a temperature around 28⁰C to 30⁰C in the summer and a temperature around 20⁰C during winter. A light spot results in a rich blossoming. Water Utricularia parthenopipes using mineral poor water, like rainwater. This carnivore needs moist soil constantly and can be put under water every now and then. The substrate is ideally a mixture of peat moss and perlite or pumice. You can find this and other components in our ‘Plant Accessories’ section.
Care:
Normal
normal
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Full light
full light
Watering:
High
high
Watering tips:
Standing in water
standing in water
Maintenance:
Prune dead stalks
prune dead stalks
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Water spraying:
No-water spraying
no-water spraying
Air humidity at day:
60-100%
60-100%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
15-25°C
15-25°C
Night temperature:
10-20°C
10-20°C
Temperature max:
30°C
30°C
Temperature:
15°C
15°C
Fertilize:
None
none
Artificial light height:
0-20cm
0-20cm
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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