Plant Care Mexican Bluebell

Mexican Bluebell

3.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

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Also known as

Mexican petunia and Britton's wild petunia


Ruellia simplex

How to care for Mexican Bluebell


How often to water your Mexican Bluebell

Water needs for Mexican Bluebell
0.5 cups
every 9

Mexican Bluebell 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 Mexican Bluebell

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mexican Bluebell in your home

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

Mexican Bluebell love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mexican Bluebell does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mexican Bluebell in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Mexican Bluebell

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

Difficulty Level

Mexican Bluebell 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 Mexican Bluebell

Mexican Bluebell

Mexican Bluebell

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

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