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Plant description:

Kalanchoe is herbaceous, glabrous, bushy, evergreen and perennial succulent plant. They can reach 30-45cm in height and their spread is between 10-50cm. Kalanchoe have a slow growth rate and flowering time is early spring. They originate from Madagascar and belong to the Crassulaceae family. They are commonly known as, Flaming Katy or Florist Kalanchoe.

Family: Crassulaceae

Synonym: Kalanchoe globulifera var. coccinea

Botanical Pronunciation: kal-un-KOH-ee

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Botanical name

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Plant Care




August September October

Common name(s)

Flaming Katy, Florist Kalanchoe

Drought tolerance


Planting instructions

Soil: Kalanchoe is a succulent plant and will do well in soil that provides good water drainage.
Light: Kalanchoe will need plenty of sunlight. When kept indoors place them in a north-facing window during winter. In summer keep them in bright indirect light or east/west facing window.
Water: Allow your plant to dry out completely between watering. Never let your Kalanchoe stand in water as they are prone to root rot. Reduce watering during winter months.

Soil conditions

Well drained

Growth rate


Plant features

Good container plant , Showy flower

August September October

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