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Bladderwort 'Utricularia blanchettii 'Chapada Diamantina'

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Utricularia blanchettii 'Chapada Diamantina'

The bladderwort Utricularia blanchetii probably has one of the most beautiful inflorescence of all the Utriculoria species. Protruding high above the ground from strong flower stalks, they have purple petals with dark veins. What makes the Utricularia blanchetii ‘Chapada Diamantina’ so special, is its ability to have dozens of flowers blossom simultaneously. The variation ‘Chapada Diamantina’ originates from its namesake, the Chapada Diamantina nature reserve in Brazil.

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Utricularia blanchettii 'Chapada Diamantina'
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Utricularia blanchetti 'Flower'
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
special

Product info

Utricularia blanchetii ‘Chapada Diamantina’ is an extraordinary variation naturally found in the state Bahia in the east of Brazil. It’s a bladderwort of medium size with striking colourful flowers. The top petals have dark purple lines. A yellow spot is centralized on the white lip. The flowers grow in large amounts on slightly curled green stalks, high above the foliage. In the wild, the Utricularia blanchetii ‘Chapada Diamantina’ makes its home on stones and other plants.

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 blanchetii ‘Chapada Diamantina’ is easy to take care of. The bladderwort requires a spot with plenty of light, but should be kept away from direct sunlight. It’s recommended to keep this species in a terrarium, as it needs a humidity of 80% and temperature of 25⁰C to truly thrive. It could also be placed in a humid spot on the windowsill. Utricularia blanchetii ‘Chapada Diamantina’ needs a water permeable soil, like a mixture of peat moss and perlite. You can find these components in our ‘Plant Accessories’ section. Keep this substrate moist and regularly put it under a layer of water.

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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