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Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana 'Calandiva'

Also known as

Flowering Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana var. Calandiva by Prenn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H3-H1a

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Kalanchoe 'Calandiva' Overview

This cultivar was bred from Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. It produces fairly large flowerheads that can last for up to six weeks. Mostly grown as an indoor plant. The succulent leaves make it a waterwise choice, but look out for snails nibbling on them!

Common problems with Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Susceptible to mealybugs.

How to harvest Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Generally no parts are harvested.

How to propagate Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Cuttings

Take stem cuttings with one or two leaves attached in spring or summer, root in light sandy mix, cover with plastic bag to create humidity, rooting will take about 3 weeks.

Special features of Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Indoor plant

Place plant in areas that receive high light levels for a number of hours per day.

Pot plant

Plant in well draining potting mix that is high in organic material.

Drought resistant

Succulent leaves allow to survive dry spells.

Other uses of Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'

Ornamental