BUTTERWORT (Mexican):  Pinguicula Ehlersiae x Moranensis for sale | Buy carnivorous plants and seeds online @ South Africa's leading online plant nursery, Cultivo Carnivores
BUTTERWORT (Mexican):  Pinguicula Ehlersiae x Moranensis for sale | Buy carnivorous plants and seeds online @ South Africa's leading online plant nursery, Cultivo Carnivores

COLLECTORS ITEM 🌟 Pinguicula cv Weser #19 * Flowering size > Exact plant pictured


Bareroot only: Bareroot plant (not potted)

Bareroot plant (not potted)

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  • 🛒 Available online only ~ we ship anywhere in SA
  • 🔒 100% secure online payment via Payfast. EFT accepted
  • 🌟 Click and Collect - Free pickup in Centurion
  • 🚚 Door-to-door courier (full tracking) from R119 with FREE SHIPPING on online orders over R2000 (*excl wholesale)


Plant Description
  • Species: Pinguicula
  • This beautiful cross between mexican butterworts Pinguicula Ehlersiae and Moranensis was officially registered in 1998 as Pinguicula 'Weser'
  • In the carnivorous world Pinguicula 'Weser' is often referred to as Pinguicula 'Sethos’, as they have the same parentage and are similar in appearance with only slight variation in the white striping of each cultivar’s flower
  • This is a high end collectors item and you will receive the exact plant pictured.  Butterworts are sent bareroot, packed and protected to minimise damage
  • Mexican butterworts are fantastic candidates for a sunny windowsill and very popular amongst succulent fans and indoor plant growers.  As they are easy to grow, these are excellent plants for beginner carnivorous plant enthusiasts
  • Bite-size info:
    • 🏡 Indoors (sunny windowsill/artificial lighting). Semi-shade outdoors
    • 📅 Active growing season: *December to May
    • 🌱Mature size: 12cm+
    • 🏆Recommended for: All levels carnivorous plant enthusiasts


  • Whether you prefer starting off with a younger plant and watching it grow over the years into full majestic glory or jumping in with more munch, right from the get go, we've got you covered! Cultivo is all about choices and our plants are available in various sizes and options to suit your every need
  • This a large, near flowering size plant with very shallow roots and fragile leaves.  For this reason it will be sent bareroot, packed and protected to minimise damage during transit

Bareroot (not potted) with or without soil 
  • Due to it's fragile nature and shallow root system, mexican butterworts are best shipped bareroot (not potted) and will need a certain degree of acclimatisation after potting on your end.  Plants and winter rosettes are cleaned, cut back, rinsed and sent in protective covering to minimise damage
  • To prevent rot, pinguicula prefers a loose, open soil with a good balance between water retention and drainage.  Select the relevant option or pick up some of our deluxe premixed growing media for mexican butterworts here before checking out
  • On occasion, plants are available in potted form, however in most cases your plant will be sent bareroot with soil sold separately -  This will be indicated in the listing

Currently available
  • This guideline is provided as reference and is indicative of the current state or condition of the plant you will receive
  • During winter dormancy, most mexican butterworts produce tight, dormant rosettes with tiny non-carnivorous leaves, making them appear very small overall.  During this time they will be listed as "winter rosettes"
  • If your are new to the carnivorous plant world >> Read our guideline on Temperate plants and winter dormancy:  What to expect so there are no surprises when ordering mexican butterworts from us during the colder months


Plant care & special considerations
  • 🏡 Grow indoors on a sunny windowsill.  Supplement with artificial lighting if needed
  • ☀️ Minimum 3-4 hours direct sunlight
  • 💧 Moist, nutrient-free soil (rain or distilled water)
  • 🍴 No need to feed
  • 🌷 Leave to flower and take lots of pics!
  • 💤 Dormant in winter 
  • ✅ Detailed care information is available in our online reference guide and the weblink is included with your purchase 


When will I receive my plant?
  • Online orders are processed within 72 hours - See estimated delivery date at checkout

Will my plant be safe during shipping?
  • Absolutely! All butterworts are sent bare root using our deluxe packaging methods and is backed by Cultivo's 'Arrive Alive' guarantee


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  • Just a quick heads-up: since plants are natural products, you might notice some slight variations when unboxing your plants
  • We do our best to make sure the plants you receive look like the ones in the photos, but keep in mind that seasons change and plants grow. Some leaves might fall off, new ones might sprout, and the plants may look a bit different over time
  • 99% of what we sell are one-of-a-kind collector items, so you will receive the exact plant pictured. The labels are spot on, so even if the plant looks a bit different, we 100% guarantee it's the real deal. Also, all the photos you see are of our own plants unless we mention otherwise. We update images occasionally to keep things fresh. If you want to see updated pictures before you buy, just let us know – we're happy to help!