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slender day flower

Taxonomy

Commelina erecta
Commelina
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for slender day flower

Water

How often to water your slender day flower

Water needs for slender day flower
0.5 cups
every 9

slender day flower 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 slender day flower

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for slender day flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant slender day flower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

slender day flower 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize slender day flower

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

Care Summary for slender day flower

slender day flower

slender day flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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