Plant Care Cleveland's Beardtongue

Cleveland's Beardtongue

Also known as

Penstemon angelicus, Penstemon cleavelandii, Penstemon cleavelandii cleavelandii, Penstemon cleavelandii connatus, Penstemon cleavelandii mohavensis, Penstemon clevelandii angelicus, Penstemon clevelandii clevelandii and Penstemon clevelandii typicus

Taxonomy

Penstemon clevelandii
Penstemon
Plantaginaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Cleveland's Beardtongue

Water

How often to water your Cleveland's Beardtongue

Water needs for Cleveland's Beardtongue
0.5 cups
every 9

Cleveland's Beardtongue 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Cleveland's Beardtongue in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cleveland's Beardtongue: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cleveland's Beardtongue love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cleveland's Beardtongue does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cleveland's Beardtongue in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cleveland's Beardtongue

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

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Care Summary for Cleveland's Beardtongue

Cleveland's Beardtongue


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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