-About Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated-
Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated, commonly known as paddle plant, belong to the family Crassulaceae and genus Kalanchoe. Native to South Africa, the plant displays variegated paddle shaped leaves that are covered with thick wax. The leaves are gray-green that develop red coloration with time. The mature plant also produces fragrant, tubular-shaped yellow flowers in spring.
-How to care for Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated-
Sunlight/Location: Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated prefers sunlight, but intense summer heat needs to be avoided. Grow the plant in a sunny spot in winter and move to a shady place in summer.
Water: Water your plant depending on the season and environmental conditions. It is best to water once a week in spring and more in dry summer days.
Soil/Top dressings: Grow your plant to a loose and well-draining soil.
Planter: Select a small to medium planter for Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated to give newly growing leaves ample space.
Propagation: Using plant leaves or leaf cutting is the easiest way to propagate paddle plant in spring or summer.
Fertilizer: Feed your Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora Variegated with a balanced liquid houseplant fertilizer once per month. Start it in late winter or early spring. Stop fertilizing during fall and winter.
Disease: Just like other succulents, the plant is susceptible to root rot and insect infestation.
Primary color: green
Secondary color: reddish
Bloom color: yellow
Cold hardiness: zone 10
Product format: 2"
Propagation: leaf cuttings
Special characteristic: vibrant plant