Plant Care Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

3.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Also known as

Aeonium Lily Pot


Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

How to care for Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

💦 Water

How often to water your Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Water needs for Aeonium 'Lily Pad'
0.5 cups
every 12

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Water 0.5 cups every

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Aeonium 'Lily Pad' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aeonium 'Lily Pad': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aeonium 'Lily Pad' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aeonium 'Lily Pad': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aeonium 'Lily Pad' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' Water Frequency →

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' Root Rot →

☀️ Sunlight Needs

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' Light Requirements →

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →

🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

💨 Humidity

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' Humidity Needs →

🪴 Soil

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Aeonium 'Lily Pad' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Aeonium 'Lily Pad' →

💩 Fertilizer

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Aeonium 'Lily Pad' to go dormant in the summertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.

🌎 Native Region

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' is native to Macronesia, and East Africa to Yemen.

🌸 Flowers

Aeonium 'Lily Pad' produces flowers in the wild, but does not flower when kept as houseplants.

🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.

Care Summary for Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Aeonium 'Lily Pad'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

@Kenziestar avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 93 XP
globe Aberdeen, WA

This is my first plant, like ever. It was recommended by the guy at the nursery. I recommend doing your own research before getting a little gal like this. Lily is definitely cute, but can be hard to take care of. She needs up to 6 hours of sunlight, only water every 5 days, and she can easily brown or die if left in the sun for so long.

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