Plant Care Capnoides


About Capnoides

This pink flower is a whimsical wildflower that is one to be looking out for along meadows and roadsides. It's season is early summer into fall.


Capnoides sempervirens

Also known as

Capnoides, harlequin corydalis, rock harlequin, pale corydalis and pink corydalis

How to care for Capnoides


How often to water your Capnoides

Water needs for Capnoides
0.5 cups
every 9

Capnoides needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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

Plant care guide for Capnoides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Finding light for Capnoides in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Capnoides: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Capnoides may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.


How to fertilize Capnoides

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

Water Needs

Care Summary for Capnoides


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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