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Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoes are a diverse group of succulent plants. Many are grown for their foliage, while others are primarily blooming plants. All need bright light and should be kept on the dry side except when in bloom. Room temperature is good through the growing season, but grow them cool (45-65 degrees F) during winter.

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Chandelier plant
Chandelier plant
Kalanchoe delagoensis has succulent, tubular leaves splotched in maroon or brown. It can grow to 4 feet tall and is sometimes listed as Kalanchoe tubiflora or Bryophyllum tubiflora.
Felt bush
Felt bush
Kalanchoe beharensis has fuzzy leaves with a thick white blush. It often develops warty projections on the leaf underside, and like panda plant, leaves may be tipped with reddish brown. Indoors it can grow to 4 feet tall.
Florist's kalanchoe
Florist's kalanchoe
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana has succulent leaves with scalloped edges, but the real reason for growing it is brilliantly colored clusters of flowers. The plant needs bright light and long nights to bloom well.
Mother-of-thousands
Mother-of-thousands
Kalanchoe daigremontiana has plump, toothed leaves that produce tiny plantlets along their edges. These fall off and start new plants, which can grow to 3 feet tall. It is also known as devil's backbone, good luck plant, and Bryophyllum daigremontianum.
Panda plant
Panda plant
Kalanchoe tomentosa is known for its fuzzy, silvery leaves with reddish-brown tips. It is also called pussy ears.
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