Flaming Katy

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

profile iconStarr 080117-1759 Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
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profile iconStarr 080117-1759 Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
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This bushy, perennial succulent is a common houseplant, sensitive to cold temperatures. Tubular scarlet flowers are produced in early spring. Hybrids come in a variety of flower colours, with red and oranges being the most common.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Madagascar

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Crassulaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Red, Orange
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