Plant Care Cupflower


Also known as

Blencocoes filicaulis, Blenocoes filicaulis, Nierembergia angustifolia, Nierembergia angustifolia filicaulis, Nierembergia aristata montana, Nierembergia caerulea, Nierembergia coerulea, Nierembergia filicaulis, Nierembergia gracilis, Nierembergia gracilis guaranitica, Nierembergia hippomanica, Nierembergia hippomanica caerulea, Nierembergia hippomanica coerulea, Nierembergia hippomanica crispa, Nierembergia hippomanica densa, Nierembergia hippomanica dubia, Nierembergia hippomanica elata, Nierembergia hippomanica mesopotamica, Nierembergia hippomanica montana, Nierembergia hippomanica rubricaulis, Nierembergia hippomanica scabrido-pilosa, Nierembergia hippomanica typica, Nierembergia hippomanica violacea, Nierembergia montana, Nierembergia scoparia glaberrima, Siphonema filicaulis and Stimenes gracilis


Nierembergia linariifolia

How to care for Cupflower


How often to water your Cupflower

Water needs for Cupflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Cupflower 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 Cupflower

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 Cupflower in your home

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

Cupflower 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 Cupflower

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

Care Summary for Cupflower



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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