The majority of Kalanchoe succulents originate from Madagascar, Africa, with a few also found in the tropical regions of Asia and the Americas. Kalanchoe plants also stand out among succulent species for their flowering and reproduction.

In medicine , Kalanchoe is highly valued for its medicinal properties, both for internal and external use. It has been known to effectively treat a variety of ailments such as poisonous snake bites, bruises, burns. The diversity within the genus Kalanchoe is fascinating, with some varieties boasting densely covered flowers resembling stars, others featuring velvety leaves, and some with large, rounded leaves.

Among the succulents, Kalanchoe stands out as one of the most captivating plants. Let me introduce you to a few types of Kalanchoe:

1. Velvet 2. Butterfly Leaves 3. Beautiful Bloom 4. Strange


Each of these varieties is unique and has its own special charm. I'm confident that at least one of them will capture your heart!

Velvet Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe's fluffy hairs help the plant reduce water evaporation and retain moisture, making it perfect for arid environments. This Kalanchoe gives a feeling of splendor while at the same time feeling warm and cuddly. Can you resist touching the fuzzy leaves when you see them?

Kalanchoe Tomentosa/Panda Plant

Panda Plant leaves are densely covered with fine silvery-white hairs of a soft, almost fuzzy texture.Panda Plant is usually compact and upright, forming small rosette-shaped leaves. The leaves of this succulent are usually light green to gray-green and have a dotted dark brown or reddish edge. The contrast between the light-colored leaves and the darker margins adds to the plant's visual appeal.

While the most attractive aspect of Kalanchoe Tomentosa is its foliage, it also produces clusters of small, tubular, bell-shaped flowers on tall stalks. Panda Plant's flowers are typically white or pale yellow and can enhance the plant's overall appearance with a delicate touch.



Kalanchoe Tomentosa Daruma

Kalanchoe Tomentosa Daruma is actually a cultivar of a Panda Plant, so it also has soft leaves. Kalanchoe Tomentosa Daruma tends to exhibit a more compact and dense growth habit than its parent species. In addition, the spots on the edges of Kalanchoe Tomentosa Daruma leaves are denser and form lines.



Kalanchoe Tomentosa 'Teddy Bear'


The leaves of Kalanchoe Tomentosa' Teddy Bear' usually show green or yellow foliage color with brown edges, and the leaves are covered with fine, soft, silvery-white fuzz forming compact clusters of leaves, giving it the appearance of a cuddly teddy bear. This succulent also produces small, attractive white or pale yellow flowers, adding a touch of delicate color to the plant.



Kalanchoe Eriophylla

Kalanchoe Eriophylla leaf blades are usually green and covered with dense downy hairs. It looks like the entire plant is blanketed in pure white snow. The plant usually grows in a compact and upright form, with the leaves densely arranged on the stems in tight clusters. Under the right conditions, Kalanchoe Eriophylla can also produce tiny, pale yellow or pink flowers.



Butterfly Leaves Kalanchoe

The succulents featured below they have round and large brightly colored leaves that look like beautiful butterfly wings resting on the pot.

Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora

Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora leaf blades usually exhibit rounded or nearly rounded margins with flat, firm, glossy textures. The color of the leaf blade is usually a rich gray-green, but in sunny conditions, the leaf blade may have a reddish edge.

In addition, Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora produces towering inflorescences that are densely packed with small, brightly colored flowers, usually appearing orange or yellow.

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Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora is also available as Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated, a succulent with striking markings or color variations on the leaf surface that add to the visual appeal of the plant.



Kalanchoe rotundifolia

Kalanchoe rotundifolia is characterized by its thick, round, succulent leaves. The specific epithet "rotundifolia (ro-tun-dih-FOH-lee-uh)" means "having round leaves," referring to the shape of the leaves. The round leaves are densely clustered and arranged in a chaotic manner. The leaves are green, transitioning to red.

During the flowering period, Kalanchoe rotundifolia produces small, vibrant flowers in colors such as orange, red, or yellow. The flowers grow densely on the inflorescence, creating a beautiful display.


Kalanchoe laxiflora

Kalanchoe laxiflora has oval-shaped leaves that are grayish green with reddish edges and a wavy shape, like a beautiful green butterfly. It also produces bell-shaped orange flowers.


Kalanchoe humilis

Kalanchoe humilis has leopard print leaves, which should be one of its most attractive points. This succulent has fat, egg-shaped leaves that form a rosette on the stem, which gradually grows sideways to create a succulent tree.


Kalanchoe syncopal

The leaves of Kalanchoe synsepala appear gray-green with dark brown margins. The leaves are rounded with a depression in the center ( like a taco), and the edges are toothed. It grows long, thin stems from the center and produces leaves at the top of the stems.


Beautiful Blossom Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe' Tessa'

Kalanchoe' Tessa' flowering variety is highly acclaimed for its colorful and long-lasting flowers. Orange-red flowers grow at the end of the succulent's slender drooping stems from fall through winter.


Kalanchoe uniflora

Kalanchoe uniflora has slender, creeping , or climbing stems with bright green rounded leaves. It produces small, pale pink, seed-shaped flowers from fall to winter that look very elegant.


Kalanchoe' Calandiva'

Kalanchoe 'Calandiva'  has green large ovate leaves. The edges of the succulent leaves are serrated. Kalanchoe' Calandiva' produces clusters of tiny flowers in a variety of colors. These flowers are colorful and pleasing to the eye.


Kalanchoe scapigera

Kalanchoe scapigera has rounded green leaves, and its stems grow to form a succulent tree, with reddish upward orange-yellow flowers at the top of the stems.

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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is known for its colorful flowers. The flowers are usually bell-shaped or funnel shaped showing a variety of colors such as red, yellow, pink and orange. The flowers are generally clustered in dense inflorescences, forming a sea of showy flowers that are highly ornamental.


Kalanchoe pinnata/Cathedral Bells

Kalanchoe pinnata has long oval leaves , usually showing a dark green color, often with undulating or toothed edges and hollow stems. At the top of the stem this succulent produces cascading bell-shaped yellow-green flowers that look like a giant tree overall.


Strange Kalanchoe

Mother of Thousands/Kalanchoe laetivirens

Mother of Thousands is known for its unique method of reproduction by means of small plants that grow at the edge of the leaves. These plantlets form at the edge of the leaf and increase in number over time, hence the name 'Mother of Thousands'.

Mother of Thousands has ovate or oblong leaves, often with serrated or wavy edges, smooth surfaces, and a fleshy texture, often dark green in color.
Mother of Thousands also produces small flowers, often orange or red in color, that add a delicate and vibrant touch to the plant.


Mother of Millions/Kalanchoe tubiflora

Kalanchoe tubiflora are often referred to as the "Mother of Millions" because they have a similar growth habit and can be propagated by seedlings on the leaf margins.

Kalanchoe tubiflora has long, striped leaves that range in color from green to brown. While they look good in pots, be aware that these plants are invasive before planting them in the ground.


Kalanchoe laciniata/Christmas Tree Plant

The Christmas Tree Plant is named after the shearing or splitting of its leaves. The leaves are usually pinnately compound, with multiple lobes per leaf forming a complex leaf structure that bears a slight resemblance to a Christmas tree. The color of the Christmas Tree Plant leaves is usually a rich green but may sometimes show a purple or reddish edge.


Kalanchoe orgyalis/Copper Spoons

Kalanchoe orgyalis has thick oval leaves with a bright metallic sheen like a copper spoon. The leaves of this succulent are densely packed on stems that are sturdy and of medium height.


Elk Antlers/Kalanchoe' Elk Antlers'


Elk Antlers leaves usually appear flat, striped, and forked, resembling antlers, giving a strange and striking visual effect. The leaves are usually a rich or light green color with some red or purple spots or edges.

This succulent usually grows in a creeping fashion, with a low stem and upward spreading leaves to form a distinctive semi-trailing form, making it an attractive display for hanging baskets or containers.

Many succulent lovers love Kalanchoe as an exciting succulent. So, have you been charmed by Kalanchoe?

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