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Also known as
Annual buttonweed, Southern waterbuttons and Australian waterbuttons
How to care for Bachelor's buttons
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 located in Chicago, Illinois.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 21st, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 19th, 2022
Chicago is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to increase by 27.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
January 20th, 2022
This month, Chicago is getting an average of 6.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayli…
Bachelor's buttons 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 Chicago, Illinois ⛅.
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.
January 21st, 2022
The growing potential in Chicago is very 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 …