Plant Care Bearded Grasspink

Bearded Grasspink

Also known as

Calopogon barbatus albiflorus, Calopogon barbatus lilacinus, Calopogon graminifolius, Calopogon parviflorus, Calopogon pulchellus graminifolius, Helleborine graminifolia, Limodorum graminifolium and Limodorum parviflorum


Calopogon barbatus

How to care for Bearded Grasspink


How often to water your Bearded Grasspink

Water needs for Bearded Grasspink
0.5 cups
every 9

Bearded Grasspink 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?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Bearded Grasspink in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bearded Grasspink: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bearded Grasspink love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bearded Grasspink does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bearded Grasspink in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bearded Grasspink

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Bearded Grasspink

Bearded Grasspink

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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.

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