Plant Care Evergreen Bugloss

Evergreen Bugloss

Also known as

Green Alkanet


Pentaglottis sempervirens

How to care for Evergreen Bugloss

💦 Water

How often to water your Evergreen Bugloss

Water needs for Evergreen Bugloss
0.5 cups
every 9

Evergreen Bugloss 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Evergreen Bugloss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Evergreen Bugloss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Evergreen Bugloss 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 Evergreen Bugloss

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

Care Summary for Evergreen Bugloss

Evergreen Bugloss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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