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A picture of a Bladderwort


Utricularia longifolia

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size




Bladderwort Overview

There are about 200 species of annual or perennial, carnivorous plants. They will produce bladder-like traps which are scattered on the stems or leaves of the plant, The 2-lipped, spurred flowers will vary in size form and colour. Most of the species in cultivation are free-floating.

How to propagate Bladderwort


You can propagate by dividing floating foliage in spring or summer.

Other uses of Bladderwort

Some species are suitable only for tropical aquariums; those grown in outdoor pools require full sun (aquatic).


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