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Name: Keith
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Jan 20, 2018 12:27 AM CST

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kniphofia
Jan 20, 2018 12:36 AM CST
Looks like a type of Kalanchoe, interesting leaves.
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DaisyI
Jan 20, 2018 12:37 AM CST
It looks like a Kalanchoe. I've never seen anything like it. I need to go to Lowe's more often. Smiling
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greene
Jan 20, 2018 4:14 AM CST
Maybe Kalanchoe 'Elk Antlers'??
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purpleinopp
Jan 20, 2018 7:04 AM CST
Compare to K. laciniata.
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greene
Jan 20, 2018 7:24 AM CST
purpleinopp said:Compare to K. laciniata.


Thumbs up Your suggestion is more correct. I researched further and the 'Elk Antlers' would have maroon margins on the leaves which I do not see in Keith's photo.

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purpleinopp
Jan 20, 2018 7:59 AM CST
The maroon margins would likely be a product of tons of sun. And 'Elk Antlers' must be either a sport/chimera of some species, or a hybrid of two. It also needs a name, IMVHO.
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greene
Jan 20, 2018 8:55 AM CST
Okay, Shrug! I don't know what I'm talking about but Kalanchoe x 'Elk Antlers' is what I found and yes, the maroon shows up after the plant is exposed to sun. Several nurseries (online) are selling it. That's all I know.

Not saying that's what Keith's plant is as I said, your suggestion of K. laciniata seems more correct. Thank You!
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purpleinopp
Jan 20, 2018 9:09 AM CST
I was not disagreeing. Elk A. could be a cultivar of K. laciniata.
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greene
Jan 20, 2018 9:13 AM CST
A similar plant - I found several references to Kalanchoe synsepala dissecta introduced by Dave Grigsky
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purpleinopp
Jan 20, 2018 9:18 AM CST
Yes! I wanted to suggest looking @ that too but couldn't think of it at ALL.
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greene
Jan 20, 2018 10:43 AM CST
Dang!!!
Five whole acorns!! Wow, I will have to search faster and more often.
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Now if we can only get Keith to start propagating some of those unusually shaped leaves.... Whistling
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purpleinopp
Jan 20, 2018 10:57 AM CST
IKR! Go, Keith, go! LOL!
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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Jan 21, 2018 12:14 AM CST
What's everyone's vote on the name of what I found?
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keithp2012
Jan 22, 2018 1:27 PM CST
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Name: Jai or Jack
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Jai_Ganesha
Jan 22, 2018 1:56 PM CST
keithp2012 said:What's everyone's vote on the name of what I found?


Kalanchoe sp. Smiling
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greene
Jan 22, 2018 3:19 PM CST
@purpleinopp,
Have we narrowed down to any specific Kalanchoe?
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keithp2012
Jan 22, 2018 3:56 PM CST
Jai_Ganesha said:

Kalanchoe sp. Smiling


That I know 😁, what cultivar or subspecies?
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Jai_Ganesha
Jan 22, 2018 4:35 PM CST
Sometimes it's not easy to tell. Plants can age and start to look like closely-related species or different amounts of light or growing conditions can cause this. You may have to settle with not knowing exactly. Even if you have an exact name, that assessment might change. It wouldn't be at all unheard of.
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Name: greene
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greene
Jan 22, 2018 5:57 PM CST
keithp2012 said:

That I know 😁, what cultivar or subspecies?


Keith, so far the three that have been suggested are:
K. laciniata.
K. x 'Elk Antlers'
K. synsepala dissecta

As your plant grows maybe we can narrow it down a bit more. Shrug! Whatever its name is, it sure is a pretty plant with unusual leaves. Go have a very good plant. Thumbs up

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