Kalanchoe blossfeldiana/Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana / Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
Bright red flowers and thick, succulent-like foliage
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Bright red flowers and thick, succulent-like foliage

A white flowering variety

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Scientific Name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
Common Name: Kalanchoe
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This species produces flowers that vary in color from white to deep red and many shades between these two. The one here produces bright red flowers and thick, succulent-like foliage with wavy, toothed margins and is normally grown as a container plant. Kalanchoes are highly promoted in the trade during the holiday season. Provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. After blooming, cut back old floral clusters to encourage new growth and repeat flowering. Kalanchoes cannot tolerate freezing temperatures