Pinguicula “UFO” (“Unidentified Flowering Organism”) | Butterwort

Pinguicula “UFO” (“Unidentified Flowering Organism”) | Butterwort


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Each Pinguicula “UFO” is a genetically unique plant grown from seed produced by a Pinguicula laueana “Tangerine” that was pollinated by an unknown butterwort or butterworts. Since this series’ exact genetics are a mystery, we named them “UFO” which stands for “Unknown Flowering Organism.

Howard suspects that there is some Pinguicula ‘Faulisi’ pollen in there because some of the larger flowers that this cross has produced are also ruffly and pink. In contrast, some of the smaller flowers that we’ve seen this series produce remind us of Pinguicula ‘Seductora,’ or laueana x emarginata so some emarginata pollen may also have been introduced; both emarginata and ‘Faulisi’ were growing nearby.

The plants we have available are mostly adults that are upwards of 2 inches in diameter. If they haven’t already, they will be producing their first-ever flowers soon!

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We ship within the USA, domestic only, on Mondays and Tuesdays using USPS Priority Mail. Plants are shipped bare root wrapped in slightly damp paper towels in condiment cups. We will send you a tracking number as soon as your order has been sent out. We ship early in the week in the hopes that your plants will arrive before the weekend. During the colder months, we include non-negotiable heat packs which are included in the shipping price. If there are any issues with the plants upon arrival, please contact as soon as possible but within 48 hours.

Brambles Botanicals is run by a husband and wife team, Howard and Beastie Bramble, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We’re small-scale, hobbyist growers selling the extra plants that we just don’t have any room for. We both have a range of experience but we specialize in carnivorous plants, especially tropical butterworts and their hybridization. We have been producing our own Pinguicula hybrids for a few years now and are excited to be releasing some brand new, named, in-house cultivars as well as some age-old classics and species. Howard is the proud registrar of Pinguicula ‘Faulisi.’ (See Volume 51, No. 3 of the Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, published September 2022.) We also offer plant troubleshooting and advice. If you have any questions please feel free to send us an email at or DM us on Instagram @bramblesbotanicals. We hope you enjoy our selection and we appreciate your business!


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