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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana | Kalanchoe

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Family: Crassulaceae

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This attractive perennial has thick, leathery, fleshy, gray green leaves with scalloped edges. Margins turn red with more sun exposure. Clusters of red, yellow or pink flowers rise above foliage on stalks in winter. This plant grows 1.5' tall and wide. It tolerates full to part sun but can also be a houseplant. It needs sandy, well draining soil. Fertilize only once a year. Protect from wind and frost. Water only when soil is dry.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Perennial

Height Range

1-3'

Width Range

1-3'

Flower Color

Red

Flower Season

Winter

Leaf Color

Grey Green, Red, Variegated

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy

Soil Condition

Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

USDA Zones

10, 11

Sunset Zones

13, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Saline Soil

Design

Design Styles

English Cottage, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Winter

Location Uses

Entry, Indoor, Patio, Raised Planter, Walkways, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: PlantMaster

Photography by: GardenSoft

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