Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi

Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi

Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi, commonly known as South American air plant, gray sedum or lavender scallops, is a perennial succulent of the Crassulaceae family. The succulent stems are round and smooth and hold simple, alternate, oval or obovate, bluish-green leaves with lavender scalloped edges. The reddish brown flowers are bell-shaped and carried in corymbs. The fruits are 4 clustered follicles containing numerous tiny seeds.


Common NameSouth American air
plant/ gray sedum/
lavender scallops
Botanical nameKalanchoe
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourRed – Orange
Height40 -> 60 cm
semi-desert areas
Altitude1000 m
Bloom TimeJanuary -> February
Plant TypeShrub, Succulent,
Fruit TypeFollicle
different tolerancesHardy
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesNo active substances known
USDA Zone9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun ExposureFull sun, Part sun,
Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline,
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony, Sandy, Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings, Self sows
Germinationtell us
Pests/ DiseasesDisease free

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