Plant Care Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

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Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'
Monolena
Melastomataceae
Myrtales

How to care for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water

How often to water your Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water needs for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'
0.5 cups
every 7

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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 Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Growing Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs right now

Light needs for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Colorado Springs is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …

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Light needs for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29.2% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Colorado Springs is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Colorado Springs is expected to decrease by 29.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.2 megajoules of …

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Light needs for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Colorado Springs is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hou…

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Finding light for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory': 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 Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Nutrient needs for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Colorado Springs 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…

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Care Summary for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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@Justice
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globe Klamath Falls, Oregon
06/09/2021

I haven’t had enough time with this plant to decide how I feel, but it’s a gorgeous species :) I will update as I learn how to care for it!

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
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