Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Poelln.
  • Common Name : Kalanchoe, Flaming Katy, Christmas Kalanchoe, Florist Kalanchoe
  • Plant Family : Crassulaceae
  • Plant Form : Succulents
  • Occurrence (Sectors) : 1, 2, 4, 10, 22, 26-28, 30
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Van Chetana Kendra

About Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Plant :

  • Habit : A bushy, evergreen, perennial, succulent plant.
  • Leaves : Green, shiny and glossy, scallop-edged and ovate, opposite or subopposite, crenate margins, oblong shape.
  • Inflorescence : Terminal large umbels.
  • Flowers : Four petals and can be one of a wide variety of colours, from dark reds and pinks to oranges, golds and whites.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : January - April
  • Significance : Commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant.