Plant Care Flower of Prayer

Flower of Prayer

About Flower of Prayer

Flower of Prayer is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Flower of Prayer likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Echinopsis mirabilis
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Flower of Prayer

Water

How often to water your Flower of Prayer

Water needs for Flower of Prayer
0.5 cups
every 12

Flower of Prayer 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Flower of Prayer in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flower of Prayer: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flower of Prayer love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Flower of Prayer does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Flower of Prayer

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

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Care Summary for Flower of Prayer

Flower of Prayer


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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