Plant Care blue eranthemum

blue eranthemum

About blue eranthemum

blue eranthemum is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

blue eranthemum belongs to the Eranthemum genus, and is native to India, the Himalayas and Western China.


Eranthemum pulchellum

Also known as

blue eranthemum and blue sage

How to care for blue eranthemum


How often to water your blue eranthemum

Water needs for blue eranthemum
0.5 cups
every 9

blue eranthemum 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.

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 blue eranthemum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant blue eranthemum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

blue eranthemum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

blue eranthemum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize blue eranthemum

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

Difficulty Level

blue eranthemum is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for blue eranthemum

blue eranthemum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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