Scarlet Kleinia (Kleinia fulgens)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Succulent, gray-green in color with purplish reverse.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Winter
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Question - House plant that will continue to grow for at least a year? by curiousnewbiehere Dec 13, 2018 6:43 PM 44
Need help identifying my plant! by emilyir Aug 2, 2018 7:19 AM 2
Show us your opulent oranges by skopjecollection Apr 23, 2018 12:19 AM 19
Winter buds & blooms by purpleinopp Feb 7, 2018 10:05 AM 24
Please help me ID this plant by tineostir Jul 22, 2017 1:11 PM 1
Previously mis-ID'd as Cistanthe/Calandrinia, ID'd as Kleinia fulgens (AKA Senec by purpleinopp Oct 29, 2016 12:11 PM 9
Winter survivors & plants in ground for summer vacation by purpleinopp Oct 22, 2017 1:52 PM 62
Kleinia galpinii by Ursula Sep 4, 2015 12:25 PM 5
blooming succulents by tarev Dec 7, 2019 8:55 PM 2,463

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