About Common Gerardia
Slender-leaved False Foxglove is a fine textured native wildflower found in wet woodlands, thickets, meadows, along coastal shores and disturbed areas. Plant it in full sun to partial shade in moist well-drained soil. It self-seeds easily and will naturalize in the landscape.
Also known as
common gerardia, slender false foxglove and common false foxglove
How to care for Common Gerardia
Common Gerardia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Gerardia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Gerardia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Gerardia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.