Plant Care Hairy Dewflower

Hairy Dewflower

Also known as

Drosanthemum hispidum hispidum, Drosanthemum hispidum platypetalum and Mesembryanthemum hispidum platypetalum


Drosanthemum hispidum

How to care for Hairy Dewflower


How often to water your Hairy Dewflower

Water needs for Hairy Dewflower
0.5 cups
every 12

Hairy Dewflower needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Hairy Dewflower

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Hairy Dewflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hairy Dewflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hairy Dewflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hairy Dewflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Hairy Dewflower

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Hairy Dewflower

Hairy Dewflower

Hairy Dewflower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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