Kalanchoe Plant

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Kalanchoes

Kalanchoes, native to Madagascar, are easy-care, flowering succulent plants that do extremely well indoors. A relative of the jade plant, kalanchoes are short, bushy, upright plants with thick, oval-shaped scalloped leaves.  A Kalanchoe’s long-lasting star-like blooms appear in clusters at the ends of sturdy stems. The vibrant colored flowers of  come in red, orange, yellow, lavender, white, and pink. Some new varieties of kalanchoes even have bi-colored flowers. These are great houseplants to perk up your home during the long winter months. The shorter the days, the more flowers kalanchoes produce. Best of all, the blooms on kalanchoe plants may last up to 8 weeks.

All varieties of kalanchoes contain cardiac glycosides and are toxic to animals.Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants