Plant Care Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower

Also known as

Snail Vine


Cochliasanthus caracalla

How to care for Corkscrew Flower


How often to water your Corkscrew Flower

Water needs for Corkscrew Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Corkscrew Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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 Corkscrew Flower

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Corkscrew Flower in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

29% Very Low

Growing Corkscrew Flower in Omaha right now

Light needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Omaha, Nebraska

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 8th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…

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Light needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunlight will increase by 47.7% ☀️

February 7th, 2023

Omaha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to increase by 47.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Omaha, Nebraska

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Omaha is getting an average of 6.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Snail Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corkscrew Flower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Corkscrew Flower may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.


How to fertilize Corkscrew Flower

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

When to repot Corkscrew Flower

Nutrient needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Omaha, Nebraska

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 4th, 2023

The growing potential in Omaha is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot p…

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Care Summary for Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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