Plant Care Canyon Sunflower

Canyon Sunflower

Also known as

Venegasia and Canyon sunflower.


Venegasia carpesioides

How to care for Canyon Sunflower

💦 Water

How often to water your Canyon Sunflower

Water needs for Canyon Sunflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Canyon Sunflower 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 Canyon Sunflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canyon Sunflower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Canyon Sunflower 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 Canyon Sunflower in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Canyon Sunflower

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

Care Summary for Canyon Sunflower

Canyon Sunflower

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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