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Scientific Name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana


  • Perennial
  • Kalanchoe is a long-flowering succulent that will happily grow indoors and outdoors.
  • It is a hardy, erect groundcover that grows up to 50cm when in flower.
  • The petioles are pink, and the edges of the leaves are pinkish-red.
  • It bears clusters of small tubular bright orange to red flowers on branched flowering stems.
  • The nectar-rich flowers attract many butterflies and other pollinating insects.
  • Plant in amongst grasses or as an element of a rocky succulent garden.
  • Kalanchoe make for wonderful windowsill colour as well as desk plants.
  • Water kalanchoe when the soil feels dry and avoid wetting the leaves.
  • Kalanchoe blooms throughout the year at random times - deadheading them as needed can help maintain vigorous production.
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