Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi f. variegata (Rainbow Kalanchoe)

Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi f. variegata (Rainbow Kalanchoe)

Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi f. variegata (Rainbow Kalanchoe) Aka Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi Raym.-Hamet & H.Perrier, Bryophyllum fedtschenkoi (Raym.-Hamet & H.Perrier) Lauz.-March., Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi var. isalensis Boiteau & Mannoni, Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi f. variegata hort., Bryophyllum fedtschenkoi f. variegata hort., or Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi f. marginata hort., is native to central-southern Madagascar. Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi (Bryophyllum fedtschenkoi) is cultivated in the tropics and as a house plant in the temperate…

Bryophyllum daigremontianum

Bryophyllum daigremontianum (Mother of Thousands)

I decided to investigate a frequent “annoying weed” here in P.R., ‘Bryophyllum daigremontianum’. It turns out to be a fascinating succulent sometimes grouped with the ‘Kalanchoe’ genus from the Crassulaceae family (the Jade plant family), having the popular name of “Mother of Thousands” because of the multiple spoon-shaped bulbiliferous plantlets which grow on the borders…

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (Flaming Katy)

  Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (Flaming Katy) Aka Christmas kalanchoe, Florist kalanchoe and Madagascar widow’s-thrill, is native to Madagascar. Kalanchoe is a dark green, succulent perennial with scallop-edged leaves and large umbels of flower clusters held above the foliage. It has an upright, multi-branched growth habit. Their bloom time is incredibly long for a houseplant. These bright red, pink…