Plant Care Blue False Gilia

Blue False Gilia

Also known as

dense false gily-flower and dense false gilyflower


Allophyllum gilioides

How to care for Blue False Gilia

💦 Water

How often to water your Blue False Gilia

Water needs for Blue False Gilia
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue False Gilia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Blue False Gilia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue False Gilia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue False Gilia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue False Gilia in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue False Gilia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue False Gilia: 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 Blue False Gilia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Blue False Gilia

Blue False Gilia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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