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Kalanchoe diagremontiana

Mexican hat plant

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  • Kalanchoe diagremontiana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Kalanchoe diagremontiana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsFebruary
  • Height0.7m to 1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitUpright rosette
  • Flower ColourGrey purple-pink
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Kalanchoe diagremontiana (Mexican hat plant ). This species is a perennial succulent with lance-shaped bright green leaves. The flowers are panicles of grey purple-pink small blooms. This plant produces adventitious plantlets on the toothed margins and makes an interesting plant for children to grow.

Characteristics

Perennial, Succulent

Origin

S. Madagascar

Interest and use

Indoor

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

When grown under glass grow in a loam-based compost in bright filtered light. When grown outdoors grow in well-drained humus-rich soil in partial shade.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the early spring, or remove and grow on plantlets.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for mealy bugs, aphids and downy mildew.

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