Plant Care Bride's Bonnet

Bride's Bonnet

About Bride's Bonnet

Queen's Cup is a perennial flowering plant in the lily family native to the mountainous regions of western North America. It has showy six-petaled white flowers and large blade-shaped green leaves. It can be propagated by root division in the spring or by seed.


Clintonia uniflora

Also known as

bride's bonnet, queen's cup, bead lily and single-flowered clintonia

How to care for Bride's Bonnet


How often to water your Bride's Bonnet

Water needs for Bride's Bonnet
0.5 cups
every 9

Bride's Bonnet 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 Bride's Bonnet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bride's Bonnet: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bride's Bonnet 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 Bride's Bonnet

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Bride's Bonnet

Bride's Bonnet

Greg recommends:


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.

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