Plant Care Mountain Dahlia

Mountain Dahlia


Liparia splendens

How to care for Mountain Dahlia


How often to water your Mountain Dahlia

Water needs for Mountain Dahlia
0.5 cups
every 12

Mountain Dahlia needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Mountain Dahlia

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mountain Dahlia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mountain Dahlia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mountain Dahlia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Mountain Dahlia

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

Care Summary for Mountain Dahlia

Mountain Dahlia

Mountain Dahlia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft 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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