Plant Care Asiatic Dayflower

Asiatic Dayflower

Also known as

Dayflower, Yazhicao and Tsuyukusa


Commelina communis

How to care for Asiatic Dayflower


How often to water your Asiatic Dayflower

Water needs for Asiatic Dayflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Asiatic Dayflower 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 Asiatic Dayflower

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Asiatic Dayflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Asiatic Dayflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Asiatic Dayflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Asiatic Dayflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Asiatic Dayflower

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

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Care Summary for Asiatic Dayflower

Asiatic Dayflower

Asiatic Dayflower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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