General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
Bi-Color
Flower Time: Other: Blooms within 4 months of exposure to 6 weeks of 14 hour nights
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: The flowers are the most toxic part.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Florist Kalanchoe
  • Flaming Katy
  • Madagascar Widow's Thrill
  • Christmas Kalanchoe
  • Kalanchoe

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Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-March
This is how the flowers keep blooming for nearly 3 months. This i
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
Location: KALAMA WA
Location: KALAMA WA

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Comments:
  • Posted by piksihk (Texas - Zone 9a) on Apr 2, 2013 10:32 AM concerning plant:
    These are so hardy; lovely red with dark leaves that stand out in the garden.
  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Dec 5, 2011 9:10 PM concerning plant:
    This plant is a houseplant in my zone 5. I have found the best success of getting it to rebloom is to take a cutting and grow it under lights. The mother plant grows but is reluctant to put forth flowers.
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 21, 2011 9:29 AM concerning plant:
    Extremely easy to root from stem or tip cuttings. Tolerant of dry indoor conditions. Available in several flower colors including yellow, red, pink, and white.
Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 24, 2020 Bloomed
piksihk On October 10, 2019 Obtained plant
RoseA32
piksihk On April 16, 2019 Bloomed
piksihk On March 17, 2016 Transplanted
HW front bed;
piksihk On March 12, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On April 1, 2015 Bloomed
red blooms
theinferno On June 15, 2019 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
He wasn't looking too great.
theinferno On March 17, 2019 Maintenance performed
Fertilized with two 10-10-4 fert sticks.
theinferno On March 17, 2019 Potted up
Repotted into a 50/50 perlite/succ soil mix and a deep pot.
theinferno On March 16, 2019 Obtained plant
Superstore
tabbycat On February 25, 2021 Bloomed
just opening a little today
tabbycat On February 15, 2021 Winterized
Brought in Garage in 20s freeze
tabbycat On February 10, 2020 Bloomed
1st blooms of 2020
ethompson92 On January 27, 2020 Obtained plant
SuperHappyCamper On September 23, 2021 Obtained plant
Received from purpleinopp
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wrong color blooms for this species. by purpleinopp Mar 11, 2017 6:41 AM 5
Your Kalanchoe by Peggy8b Sep 17, 2019 1:22 PM 1
I think this lovely plant is "regular" K. blossfeldiana by purpleinopp May 23, 2021 6:19 PM 3

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