Plant Care Coneflower


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Coneflower has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Coneflower has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

About Coneflower

Coneflower is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and having large, lush leaves with only 17 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Coneflower likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Coneflower belongs to the Rudbeckia genus, and is native to Eastern North America.


Rudbeckia laciniata

Also known as

Cutleaf coneflower

How to care for Coneflower


How often to water your Coneflower

Water needs for Coneflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Coneflower 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.

Calculate water needs of Coneflower

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Coneflower in your home

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

Coneflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Coneflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Coneflower

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

Difficulty Level

Coneflower is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Coneflower



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Coneflower has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Coneflower has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Coneflower has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Coneflower has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Actually grows outside, but with enough sun, can grow indoors as well,

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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