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May 26, 2018 9:08 AM CST
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Name: Brian
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This is a comparison of two kalanchoe's I own. The first is a cutting of a 40+ year old mother plant and the other is one I bought from a market last summer. The heirloom grows as more of a vine than a normal kalanchoe. I just thought this was interesting and would like to share :)
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May 27, 2018 6:32 AM CST
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That is interesting. Are the two plants kept in the same exposure? I wish I could see more of what you're referring to in the pics, but it's hard to complain about such gorgeous blooms taking up most of the images!
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May 27, 2018 9:08 AM CST
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With the close up shots, I cannot see the difference in the two plants either but they sure are gorgeous! Usually Florist Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana) has an upright, branching habit but if the one growing more as a "vine" is receiving insufficient light, it could be "stretching", trying to reach the light ... or, it's possible that there's a trailing variety I'm not aware of.
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May 27, 2018 6:08 PM CST
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Name: Brian
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Both are in a southern exposure so I doubt it's etiolated. Heres some other pictures.
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May 27, 2018 6:11 PM CST
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Unfortunately, I can't really grasp the vining habit of the heriloom one, but they're both stunning!
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May 27, 2018 6:18 PM CST
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I agree They're both beautiful!
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