Scarlet Indian paintbrush
About Scarlet Indian paintbrush
Scarlet Indian paintbrush is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging 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.
Scarlet Indian paintbrush likes soil that is good at retaining moisture.
Scarlet Indian paintbrush belongs to the castilleja genus, and is native to Central Canada to the Eastern United States.
Also known as
Scarlet Indian paintbrush and scarlet painted-cup
How to care for Scarlet Indian paintbrush
Scarlet Indian paintbrush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Memphis is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
November 24th, 2021
Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 26.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
November 27th, 2021
This month, Memphis is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayli…
Scarlet Indian paintbrush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.
Scarlet Indian paintbrush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Scarlet Indian paintbrush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 25th, 2021
The growing potential in Memphis is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…