Plant Care Fameflower

Fameflower

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Fameflower has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Jewels of Opar, Jewels of Opar, Jewels-of-opar and Pink baby's-breath

Taxonomy

Talinum paniculatum
Talinum
Talinaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Fameflower

💦 Water

How often to water your Fameflower

Water needs for Fameflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Fameflower 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 Fameflower

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Jewels of Opar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fameflower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fameflower 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.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Fameflower

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Fameflower 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.

Jewels of Opar Water Frequency →

Jewels of Opar Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Fameflower may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Jewels of Opar Light Requirements →

Jewels of Opar Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Fameflower grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.

How and When to Prune Jewels of Opar →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Fameflower

Fameflower

Fameflower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Fameflower has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Very easy to take care of! :)

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