Plant Care Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Also known as

flower of the sweet-lady and Clusius' gentian

Taxonomy

Gentiana clusii
Gentiana
Gentianaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Water

How often to water your Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Water needs for Flower of the Sweet-Lady
0.5 cups
every 9

Flower of the Sweet-Lady 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Flower of the Sweet-Lady in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flower of the Sweet-Lady: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flower of the Sweet-Lady love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Flower of the Sweet-Lady does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flower of the Sweet-Lady: 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 Flower of the Sweet-Lady after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Flower of the Sweet-Lady

Flower of the Sweet-Lady


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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