Plant Care Doubting Mariposa Lily

Doubting Mariposa Lily

Taxonomy

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus
Liliaceae
Liliales

How to care for Doubting Mariposa Lily

Water

How often to water your Doubting Mariposa Lily

Water needs for Doubting Mariposa Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Doubting Mariposa Lily 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Doubting Mariposa Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Doubting Mariposa Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Doubting Mariposa Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Doubting Mariposa Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Doubting Mariposa Lily in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Doubting Mariposa Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Doubting Mariposa Lily: 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 Doubting Mariposa Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Doubting Mariposa Lily

Doubting Mariposa Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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