Asked by: Eddin Grushin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st February, 2020

How much sunlight does a flower need?

Most garden vegetables require full sun, which is six to eight hours of direct sunlight daily. Plants that grow in partial sun/shade only need three to four hours of direct sunlight, while plants that thrive in shade need only two hours of sunlight daily.

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In this manner, do flowers need sunlight?

A majority of flowers require full sun to thrive and produce blooms, but certain varieties tolerate shade and can add color to spots in your yard that don't receive direct sunlight. There are many interesting and colorful options your garden that require little, if any, sunlight during the day.

Subsequently, question is, what part of a plant needs sunlight? The leaves contain a pigment called chlorophyll, which colors the leaves green. Chlorophyll can make food the plant can use from carbon dioxide, water, nutrients, and energy from sunlight. This process is called photosynthesis.

Thereof, do plants need direct sunlight or just light?

Light. As with watering, every plant has different light requirements. Many plants prefer direct sunlight, but this may be hard to get inside a house. Placing a plant in a window might offer enough light, but some houseplants will need supplementing from a grow light (see Lighting Indoor Houseplants).

Can plants survive without sunlight?

All plants can survive for short periods without light. Obviously, they need to be able to last through the night, but they can also cope with a longer darkness in an emergency. No plant can live without sunlight forever.

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