About Blue Waxweed
Blue Waxweed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Blue Waxweed likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Blue Waxweed belongs to the Cuphea genus, and is native to the Eastern and Central United States.
Also known as
blue waxweed, clammy cuphea and "tarweed"
How to care for Blue Waxweed
Blue Waxweed 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.
Blue Waxweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Blue Waxweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue Waxweed in your home 🏡.
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 Blue Waxweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.