About Argentine Fleabane
Argentine Fleabane is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge 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.
Argentine Fleabane likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Argentine Fleabane belongs to the Erigeron genus, and is native to Mexico.
⚠️ Argentine Fleabane is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Also known as
Fleabane, Flax-leaf fleabane, Wavy-leaf fleabane, Argentine fleabane and Hairy fleabane
How to care for Argentine Fleabane
How often to water your Argentine Fleabane
Argentine Fleabane needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.
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
Check the growing potential in your area
A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.
Finding light for Argentine Fleabane in your home
Argentine Fleabane love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Argentine Fleabane does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Argentine Fleabane
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 Argentine Fleabane after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Argentine Fleabane can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!
Argentine Fleabane prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Argentine Fleabane requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Argentine Fleabane is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Argentine Fleabane does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Argentine Fleabane should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Argentine Fleabane grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
The seeds of Argentine Fleabane can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.
Care Summary for Argentine Fleabane
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Phoenix, Arizona, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.