Re: Utricularia tricolor

Robert Allen (Robert.Allen@Eng.Sun.COM)
Thu, 3 Feb 1994 14:48:34 +0800

>>From Thu Feb 3 14:44 PST 1994
>>Date: Thu, 3 Feb 1994 14:24:27 -0800
>>Comment: Carnivorous Plants Distribution List
>>Version: 5.41 -- Copyright (c) 1991/92, Anastasios Kotsikonas
>>From: "Terry Bertozzi (08) 303 7400" <>
>>To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>>Subject: Utricularia tricolor
>>Does anyone know how to get Utricularia tricolor to flower? My plant
>>seems to send up flower spikes but these tend to dry off at the ends
>>and hence stop growing. The plants are sitting in reasonably deep
>>water along with most of my other Utrics (eg. U.sandersonii,
>>U.livida, U.dichotoma which seem to flower O.K). Do I need to do
>>something with the water level?

It could be the plant requires a change in temperatures
during the season. However I and others have been growing
it for a many seasons, and I've never talked to anyone who's
had theirs flower :-(. I just repotted mine, hoping a change
would do it good.