Butterfly Mariposa Lily
How to care for Butterfly Mariposa Lily
How often to water your Butterfly Mariposa Lily
Butterfly Mariposa Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.
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
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Finding light for Butterfly Mariposa Lily in your home
Butterfly 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.
Butterfly Mariposa Lily does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Butterfly Mariposa Lily
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 Butterfly Mariposa Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Butterfly Mariposa Lily prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Butterfly Mariposa Lily 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 🏡.
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.
Butterfly Mariposa Lily does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Butterfly Mariposa Lily grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Butterfly Mariposa Lily can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 3a-7b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Butterfly Mariposa Lily
Butterfly Mariposa Lily
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Houston, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.