Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Hanging/vine Kalanchoe, K. beauvardtii

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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Jul 23, 2016 11:27 AM CST
A difficult plant to capture in pics. It's dark in color and makes long whips that are hard to see. This planter gets direct sun outside from about 11 AM until 4-5 PM, and I've put a few stems in the ground in similar conditions that are doing the same thing, so I don't think it's etiolated.

Does anyone else have this plant? I'm thinking it would make more sense & be easier to appreciate in a hanging planter than wound around/leaning on other plants in an upright one. The urge to snip & stick that stem around the variegated K. fedtschenkoi will probably be manifested by the end of the weekend.

The 2 anywhere-near decent pics I've managed since getting this as a little piece of stem last summer are here:
Beauverd's Widow's Thrill (Kalanchoe beauverdii)
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Baja_Costero
Jul 23, 2016 11:40 AM CST

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Very interesting. What a strange looking plant. The color is quite striking. I can't offer any advice, really. When in doubt in my own garden I might set up a plant in two locations to see where it does best. Hanging planters are basically impossible here, though, because of the freak wind storms we get in the winter.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jul 23, 2016 12:59 PM CST
Thanks! I have it in 4 places this summer, I think, some in ground, some in pots. I love the way it's similar to string of bananas.

As far as hanging pots go, they're the only ones I don't worry about in high winds. They just sway. Over winter, they are inside.
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jul 3, 2017 9:49 AM CST
Finally a stem of this has grown significantly. I think I was putting previous individuals in too much sun.
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Name: Kristi
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pod
Jul 3, 2017 4:56 PM CST
What an unusual Kalanchoe plant that is Tiffany. And what an interesting name it has. One wonders how that one was named. Whistling
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Oct 15, 2017 5:45 AM CST
I am still trying to figure out why the widow was so thrilled... LOL!
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Name: Kristi
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pod
Oct 15, 2017 7:22 AM CST
That is so unusual. But it does make a nice spiller in a combo pot. Very nice.
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