Plant Care Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Tigridia pavonia
Tigridia
Iridaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Peacock Flower

Water

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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
9

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 Peacock Flower in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Growing Peacock Flower in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently very 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 Peacock Flower in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 37.9% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Minneapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to decrease by 37.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.5 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of …

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Peacock Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Minneapolis is very 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 Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower

Peacock Flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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