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denseflower Indian paintbrush

About denseflower Indian paintbrush

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

denseflower Indian paintbrush likes soil that is good at retaining moisture.

Taxonomy

Castilleja densiflora
Castilleja
Orobanchaceae
Lamiales

How to care for denseflower Indian paintbrush

Water

How often to water your denseflower Indian paintbrush

Water needs for denseflower Indian paintbrush
0.5 cups
every 9

denseflower Indian paintbrush 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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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 denseflower Indian paintbrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant denseflower Indian paintbrush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

denseflower Indian paintbrush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

denseflower Indian paintbrush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize denseflower Indian paintbrush

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for denseflower Indian paintbrush

denseflower Indian paintbrush


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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