Plant Care American Dragonhead

American Dragonhead

Also known as

dragonhead, American Dragon-head, dragonhead mint and small-flowered dragonhead


Dracocephalum parviflorum

How to care for American Dragonhead


How often to water your American Dragonhead

Water needs for American Dragonhead
0.5 cups
every 9

American Dragonhead 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for American Dragonhead in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Dragonhead: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American Dragonhead love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

American Dragonhead does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of American Dragonhead in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize American Dragonhead

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for American Dragonhead

American Dragonhead

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.

Trending in your area

Similar to American Dragonhead

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in