Plant ID forum: Kleinia galpinii

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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Sep 4, 2015 6:52 AM CST
I have this one growing in a planter on my deck and I would love to know what flowers here so nicely for me, please.


Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Sep 4, 2015 8:31 AM CST
The red flower is Tassel Flower, Emilia

Sorry I do not know the other
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 4, 2015 8:35 AM CST
I don't know succulents at all but the bloom reminds me of Kleinia
Kleinia galpinii
Scarlet Kleinia (Kleinia fulgens)
Kleinia cephalophora 'Blazing Glory'
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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Sep 4, 2015 8:56 AM CST
Oh! I was confused!! I thought the bloom was a separate plant. I now see the bloom is PART of the succulent. So my guess of Emilia, Tassel Flower is wrong!
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 4, 2015 9:05 AM CST
The bloom resembles Florida Tassel Flower (Emilia fosbergii) but I think Ursula's flower is from the succulent plant in the photo.
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Sep 4, 2015 12:25 PM CST
Thanks so much!! Thumbs up And yes, it is. Smiling
Lin, it is not Senecio/Kleinia fulgens, the habit is somewhat different. But I think you are spot on with galpinii.
Much appreciated!

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