Plant Care Caucasian pincushion flower

Caucasian pincushion flower

Also known as

Pincushion-flower and Caucasian scabious

Taxonomy

Scabiosa caucasica
Scabiosa
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Caucasian pincushion flower

Water

How often to water your Caucasian pincushion flower

Water needs for Caucasian pincushion flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Caucasian pincushion flower 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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Caucasian pincushion flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Caucasian pincushion flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Caucasian pincushion flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Caucasian pincushion flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Caucasian pincushion flower in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Caucasian pincushion flower

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Caucasian pincushion flower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Caucasian pincushion flower

Caucasian pincushion flower


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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