Plant Care Securigera Varia

Securigera Varia

About Securigera Varia

This pastel looking flower adds delight to the fields and countryside of Europe and is often picked to put into vases. This delicate flower tolerates shade and is similar in look to a clover flower with if it's almost powder puff head. It can be seen throughout Europe along the sides of roads and the countryside.

Taxonomy

Coronilla varia
Coronilla
Fabaceae
Fabales

Also known as

Crown Vetch, Crown Vetch, Coronilla varia, Crownvetch and Purple crown vetch

How to care for Securigera Varia

💦 Water

How often to water your Securigera Varia

Water needs for Securigera Varia
0.5 cups
every 9

Securigera Varia 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 Securigera Varia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Crown Vetch in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Securigera Varia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Securigera Varia 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.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Securigera Varia

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Securigera Varia prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Crown Vetch Water Frequency →

Crown Vetch Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Securigera Varia may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Crown Vetch Light Requirements →

Crown Vetch Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Securigera Varia can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 3a-7b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Crown Vetch Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Securigera Varia

Securigera Varia

Securigera Varia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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