Plant Care Devil's-bit scabious

Devil's-bit scabious

Also known as



Succisa pratensis

How to care for Devil's-bit scabious


How often to water your Devil's-bit scabious

Water needs for Devil's-bit scabious
0.5 cups
every 9

Devil's-bit scabious 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 Devil's-bit scabious

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Devil's-bit scabious in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Devil's-bit scabious: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Devil's-bit scabious 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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How to fertilize Devil's-bit scabious

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Devil's-bit scabious: 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 Devil's-bit scabious after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Devil's-bit scabious

Devil's-bit scabious

Devil's-bit scabious

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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