Plant Care Exotic love vine

Exotic love vine

Also known as

Spanish flag, Fire vine and Firecracker vine


Ipomoea lobata

How to care for Exotic love vine


How often to water your Exotic love vine

Water needs for Exotic love vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Exotic love vine 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 Exotic love vine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Exotic love vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Exotic love vine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Exotic love vine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Exotic love vine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Exotic love vine

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

Difficulty Level

Exotic love vine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Exotic love vine

Exotic love vine

Exotic love vine

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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