Plant Care Baby Blue Eyes

Baby Blue Eyes

About Baby Blue Eyes

Baby Blue Eyes is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging 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.

Baby Blue Eyes likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Baby Blue Eyes belongs to the Nemophila genus, and is native to Mexico.


Nemophila menziesii

How to care for Baby Blue Eyes


How often to water your Baby Blue Eyes

Water needs for Baby Blue Eyes
0.5 cups
every 9

Baby Blue Eyes 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 Baby Blue Eyes

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 Baby Blue Eyes in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Baby Blue Eyes: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Baby Blue Eyes love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Baby Blue Eyes does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Baby Blue Eyes in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Baby Blue Eyes

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

Difficulty Level

Baby Blue Eyes is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Baby Blue Eyes

Baby Blue Eyes

Baby Blue Eyes

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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