Plant Care Painted Lady

Painted Lady

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Painted Lady has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Painted Lady has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

'Painted Lady' Succulent and painted lady succulent


Echeveria derenbergii

How to care for Painted Lady


How often to water your Painted Lady

Water needs for Painted Lady
0.5 cups
every 12

Painted Lady 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 Painted Lady

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Painted Lady in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Painted Lady: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Painted Lady love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Painted Lady does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Painted Lady

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

Care Summary for Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

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.

What other plant parents say

Painted Lady has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Painted Lady has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Painted Lady has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Graceface18 avatar
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 24 XP
globe Hamilton, Ohio

They grow really tall and are actually super easy to take care of. I bought mine at Kroger for $1 not thinking it would survive very long but it’s lasted over 3 years now. I love them

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Avaqsue avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 81 XP

love love love

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Sierrasoasis avatar
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 449 XP
globe Alton, Illinois

she’s impossible to kill by under watering

Survivor Survivor

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