Plant Care Parachute Flower
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Parachute Flower

Also known as

Parachute Plant, Parachute Plant, parachute flower, fountain flower, Sanderson's Ceropegia and Umbrella Plant

Taxonomy

Ceropegia sandersonii
Ceropegia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Parachute Flower

Water

How often to water your Parachute Flower

Water needs for Parachute Flower
0.5 cups
every 12

Parachute Flower 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 Parachute Flower

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Parachute Plant in your home

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

Parachute Flower 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Parachute Flower

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

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Care Summary for Parachute Flower

Parachute Flower

Parachute Flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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