Plant Care Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower

Also known as

Tiger Flower, Tiger Flower, Jockey's Cap Lily and Mexican Shell Flowers


Tigridia pavonia

How to care for Peacock Flower


How often to water your Peacock Flower

Water needs for Peacock Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Peacock Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.

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 Peacock Flower

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Peacock Flower in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

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Growing Peacock Flower in Memphis right now

Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Memphis, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 21st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.8% ☀️

November 24th, 2021

Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 26.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Memphis, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 24th, 2021

This month, Memphis is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Tiger Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Peacock Flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Peacock Flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.

Peacock Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Peacock Flower

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

When to repot Peacock Flower

Nutrient needs for plant Peacock Flower in Memphis, Tennessee

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

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Memphis 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 to repot…

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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