Plant Care Bigelow's Sneezeweed

Bigelow's Sneezeweed

About Bigelow's Sneezeweed

Bigelow's Sneezeweed is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bigelow's Sneezeweed likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Helenium bigelovii

How to care for Bigelow's Sneezeweed


How often to water your Bigelow's Sneezeweed

Water needs for Bigelow's Sneezeweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Bigelow's Sneezeweed 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

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Finding light for Bigelow's Sneezeweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bigelow's Sneezeweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bigelow's Sneezeweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bigelow's Sneezeweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bigelow's Sneezeweed in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bigelow's Sneezeweed

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

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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Bigelow's Sneezeweed

Bigelow's Sneezeweed

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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