Plant Care Beauty Bush

Beauty Bush

About Beauty Bush

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

Beauty Bush belongs to the kolkwitzia genus, and is native to Eastern China.


Kolkwitzia amabilis

Also known as

Linnaea amabilis

How to care for Beauty Bush


How often to water your Beauty Bush

Water needs for Beauty Bush
0.5 cups
every 9

Beauty Bush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

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 Beauty Bush

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Beauty Bush in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Growing Beauty Bush in Boise right now

Light needs for plant Beauty Bush in Boise, Idaho

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 26th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight i…

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Light needs for plant Beauty Bush in Boise, Idaho

Sunlight will increase by 2.5% ☀️

June 26th, 2022

Boise is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to increase by 2.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Beauty Bush in Boise, Idaho

Daylight will increase by 0.3 hours 📈

June 26th, 2022

This month, Boise is getting an average of 12.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 2.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.1 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Beauty Bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beauty Bush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Beauty Bush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Beauty Bush thrive 🌿!


How to fertilize Beauty Bush

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

Difficulty Level

Beauty Bush is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Beauty Bush

Beauty Bush

Beauty Bush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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