Plant Care Episcia Dianthiflora

Episcia Dianthiflora

About Episcia Dianthiflora

Alsobia dianthiflora is native to Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and parts of Central and South America. It is a small-leaved, compact plant that produces large white, frilled flowers and numerous stolons. It needs some warmth and humidity and does well under artificial light or on a windowsill.


Alsobia dianthiflora

Also known as

Lace Flower, Lace Flower, Lace Flower Vine and Episcia dianthiflora

How to care for Episcia Dianthiflora


How often to water your Episcia Dianthiflora

Water needs for Episcia Dianthiflora
0.5 cups
every 9

Episcia Dianthiflora 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.

Calculate water needs of Episcia Dianthiflora

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Lace Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Episcia Dianthiflora: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Episcia Dianthiflora can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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How to fertilize Episcia Dianthiflora

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

Difficulty Level

Episcia Dianthiflora is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Episcia Dianthiflora

Episcia Dianthiflora

Episcia Dianthiflora

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft 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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