A wonderful and easy little bladderwort, Utricularia bisquamata will spread throughout your entire collection via seed. It blooms in profusion spring through summer with many tiny flowers multicolored in yellow, violet, white, and orange. This form, ‘Betty’s Bay,’ is spectacular! It has larger flowers, with the flower's lower lip flaring widely like a twirling skirt caught mid-air! The upper part of the flower is a pale yellow, a nice contrast against the purple of the lower flower. Best of all, the top of the flower is deeply notched, making it look like two little ears!
Please note; when we ship Utricularia, the delicate flowers cannot withstand the shipping process. You will likely receive a pot with no flowers but many small stolons (these look like small blades of grass) that indicate lots of healthy growth in the pot. Under the soil, the Utricularia will have many, many tiny bladder-like traps as well! With a little time and care, they will start producing flowers.
Sun: Prefers to hide in the shade of other plants, they will also thrive indoors, under grow lights
Water: Always sitting in a few inches of distilled or purified water
Temperature: 40 - 90 degrees
Dormancy: none needed