About Devil's Grandmother
Elephant's foot is a wildflower in the Asteraceae (daisy family) native from Texas to the southeastern U.S.A. It has a short rhizome and grows quickly to a height of 2 feet with pink or purple flowers. It prefers average, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.
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How to care for Devil's Grandmother
Devil's Grandmother needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Devil's Grandmother may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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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 Devil's Grandmother after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.