Plant Care Bay Lobelia

Bay Lobelia

Also known as

Dortmannia feayana


Lobelia feayana

How to care for Bay Lobelia


How often to water your Bay Lobelia

Water needs for Bay Lobelia
0.5 cups
every 9

Bay Lobelia 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Bay Lobelia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bay Lobelia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bay Lobelia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bay Lobelia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bay Lobelia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bay Lobelia

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Bay Lobelia

Bay Lobelia

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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