Flower of an hour
Also known as
Flower-of-an-hour, Bladder hibiscus, Bladder ketmia, Bladder weed, Flower-of-the-hour, Modesty, Puarangi, Shoofly and Venice mallow
How to care for Flower of an hour
Flower of an hour needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 29th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 30th, 2021
Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per m…
November 30th, 2021
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of d…
Flower of an hour love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Sacramento, California ⛅.
Flower of an hour does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 an hour after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 1st, 2021
The growing potential in Sacramento is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to re…