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Kalanchoe longiflora coccinea

Kalanchoe longiflora coccinea

Kalanchoe longiflora var. coccinea, commonly known as red Kalanchoe, is a perennial succulent of the Crassulaceae family. This Brazil native forms a small shrub with long stems bearing scalloped, oval leaves which change the color according to their environment. Tiny yellow flowers born on tall spikes, then follicles with numerous seeds.


Datasheet

Common NameRed Kalanchoe
Botanical nameKalanchoe
longiflora coccinea
FamilyCrassulaceae
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageEvergreen
Basic ColourYellow
Height60 -> 75 cm
Habitatshale slopes,
rockeries
Altitude800 – 1700 m
Bloom TimeNovember -> March
Plant TypeShrub, Succulent,
Ornamental
Fruit TypeFollicle
different tolerancesHardy
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesNo active substances known
USDA Zone10 (-1), 11 (+4)
Sun ExposureFull sun, Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline,
Neutral
Soil MoistureDry, fresh
Soil Type Stony, Sandy, Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings, Self sows
Germinationtell us
Pests/ Diseasesmealybugs, aphids

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