Plant Care Red Butterfly Wing

Red Butterfly Wing


Christia vespertilionis

How to care for Red Butterfly Wing


How often to water your Red Butterfly Wing

Water needs for Red Butterfly Wing
0.5 cups
every 9

Red Butterfly Wing 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 Red Butterfly Wing

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Red Butterfly Wing in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Red Butterfly Wing: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Red Butterfly Wing can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Red Butterfly Wing

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

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Care Summary for Red Butterfly Wing

Red Butterfly Wing

Red Butterfly Wing

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


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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