Proudly grown by Pure Beauty Farms the genus Kalanchoe includes more than 100-plants, but only a few are regularly seen in cultivation. Kalanchoes are native to arid areas and they are popular succulents. Modern hybrids are valued for their interesting leaf-forms and their flowers. Like poinsettias and holiday cactus, kalanchoes are staples of the holidays and florist trade.
- Flowering kalanchoes are available in orange, pink, purple, red, violet, white and yellow
- Because they bloom in response to the length of daylight, they can be encouraged to bloom even during the darkest days of Winter
- Like many succulents, these are not difficult plants to grow, providing you are careful with the water, especially in the Winter
- Prefer bright, sunny locations, especially during the Summer growing season, during the Winter, consider a south-facing window
- Water moderately throughout the Summer and reduce watering in the Winter, let the soil surface dry out between watering's and in the Winter, the plant can almost dry out - they thrive in the low humidity of Winter households, watch the fleshy leaves for signs of water distress