Plant Care Creeping Monkeyflower

Creeping Monkeyflower

Also known as

creeping monkeyflower, Native musk, Maori musk, native monkey flower and Thyridia


Thyridia repens

How to care for Creeping Monkeyflower

💦 Water

How often to water your Creeping Monkeyflower

Water needs for Creeping Monkeyflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Monkeyflower 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Creeping Monkeyflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Monkeyflower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Creeping Monkeyflower 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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🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Creeping Monkeyflower

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

Care Summary for Creeping Monkeyflower

Creeping Monkeyflower

Creeping Monkeyflower

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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