Plant Care Texas bluebells
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Texas bluebells

Also known as

Texas bluebells, bluebell, showy prairie gentian, prairie gentian and Lisianthus

Taxonomy

Eustoma russellianum
Eustoma
Gentianaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Texas bluebells

Water

How often to water your Texas bluebells

Water needs for Texas bluebells
0.5 cups
every 9

Texas bluebells 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 Texas bluebells

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

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Finding light for Texas bluebells in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Texas bluebells: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Texas bluebells love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Texas bluebells does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Texas bluebells

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil

Care Summary for Texas bluebells

Texas bluebells

Texas bluebells


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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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