Also known as
Ampherephis aristata, Ampherephis intermedia, Ampherephis mutica, Ampherephis pilosa, Ampherephis pulchella, Amphibecis violacea, Amphirephis aristata, Amphirephis intermedia, Amphirephis mutica, Amphirephis pilosa, Amphirephis pulchella, Baccharoides brachylepis, Baccharoides holtonii, Baccharoides muticum, Baccharoides violaceum, Cacalia brachylepis, Centratherum aristatum, Centratherum brachylepis, Centratherum brevispinum, Centratherum camporum camporum, Centratherum holtonii, Centratherum intermedium, Centratherum longispinum, Centratherum muticum, Centratherum parviflorum, Centratherum pulchellum, Centratherum punctatum brachyphyllum, Centratherum punctatum foliosum, Centratherum punctatum parviflorum, Centratherum punctatum punctatum, Centratherum punctatum viscosissimum, Centratherum punctatum viscossissimum, Centratherum violaceaum, Centratherum violaceum, Crantzia ovata, Spixia violacea and Vernonia brachylepis
How to care for Bachelor's Button
How often to water your Bachelor's Button
Bachelor's Button needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Bachelor's Button in your home
Bachelor's Button may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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How to fertilize Bachelor's Button
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 Bachelor's Button after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Care Summary for Bachelor's Button
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.