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 Westerville, Ohio.

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

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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 Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

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Growing Peacock Flower in Westerville right now

Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville 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 Westerville, Ohio

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 33.3% ☀️

November 22nd, 2021

Westerville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Westerville is expected to decrease by 33.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.0 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Peacock Flower in Westerville, Ohio

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 22nd, 2021

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

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

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.

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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 Westerville, Ohio, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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