Plant Care Bachelor's Buttons

Bachelor's Buttons

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Bachelor's Buttons has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Annual buttonweed, Southern waterbuttons and Australian waterbuttons


Cotula australis

How to care for Bachelor's Buttons


How often to water your Bachelor's Buttons

Water needs for Bachelor's Buttons
0.5 cups
every 9

Bachelor's Buttons 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 Bachelor's Buttons

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for Bachelor's Buttons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bachelor's Buttons: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bachelor's Buttons love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bachelor's Buttons does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bachelor's Buttons in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bachelor's Buttons

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

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Care Summary for Bachelor's Buttons

Bachelor's Buttons

Bachelor's Buttons

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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