Plant Care Flinders Rose

Flinders Rose

Also known as

Caper bush, Caper bush, Caper, Flinders rose, Capers and Caper berries


Capparis spinosa

How to care for Flinders Rose


How often to water your Flinders Rose

Water needs for Flinders Rose
0.5 cups
every 9

Flinders Rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Flinders Rose

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

Plant care guide for Flinders Rose in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

55% Medium

Growing Flinders Rose in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Flinders Rose in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 25th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Flinders Rose in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25.5% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 25.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Flinders Rose in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 22nd, 2021

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 9.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Caper bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flinders Rose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flinders Rose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Flinders Rose does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Columbia, South Carolina currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Flinders Rose

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

Difficulty Level

Flinders Rose 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 Flinders Rose

Flinders Rose

Flinders Rose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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