PlantsUtricularia→Bladderwort (Utricularia livida)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
Plant Spread: will fill any container size given.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Year Round
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
White
Bi-Color: White and lavender
Other: Newer cultivars have lavender flowers and yellow centers underneath, the species itself has white flowers.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Inflorescence Height: 4 inches to 10 inches
Foliage Mound Height: soil level. (leaves are flat on soil)
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Carnivorous

This is Utricularia Livida 'Purple', a newer form of U. Livida wi

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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Indoors)Date: 12/1/2020This is Utricularia Livida 'Purple', a newer form of U. Livida wi
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Monstrous leaf among other smaller ones.
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
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Location: DISCLAIMER: This is an old photo from an old phone. I don't know why, but the photos look "deep fried". sorry about that.
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