Plant Care Contorted Suncup

Contorted Suncup

Also known as

plains evening primrose, plains evening-primrose, plains eveningprimrose, contorted-pod evening primrose, dwarf contorted suncup and twisted suncup

Taxonomy

Camissonia contorta
Camissonia
Onagraceae
Myrtales

How to care for Contorted Suncup

Water

How often to water your Contorted Suncup

Water needs for Contorted Suncup
0.5 cups
every 9

Contorted Suncup 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 Contorted Suncup in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Contorted Suncup: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Contorted Suncup love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Contorted Suncup does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Contorted Suncup

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity

Care Summary for Contorted Suncup

Contorted Suncup


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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