Plant Care Bluebell

Bluebell

About Bluebell

Bluebell is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bluebell likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Bluebell belongs to the campanula genus, and is native to the Temperate Northern Hemisphere.

Taxonomy

Campanula rotundifolia
Campanula
Campanulaceae
Asterales

Also known as

Scottish bluebell and Bluebell

How to care for Bluebell

Water

How often to water your Bluebell

Water needs for Bluebell
0.5 cups
every 9

Bluebell 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.

Calculate water needs of Bluebell

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Bluebell in your home

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

Bluebell love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bluebell does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bluebell

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Bluebell is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Bluebell

Bluebell

Bluebell


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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