- Flower nameKalanchoe daigremontiana
- Scientific nameKalanchoe daigremontiana
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringOrnamental plants
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
What is Kalanchoe daigremontiana
Kalanchoe daigremontiana (Kalanchoe daigremontiana) is a species of evergreen perennial succulent plant in the family Crassulaceae, native to Japan. It grows to a height of about 1m and its leaves are 20cm long and 3cm wide, lanceolate and opposite.
The leaves have a ruffled appearance with cotyledons attached to the leaf margins. The umbel-shaped apical inflorescence bears small bell-shaped greyish-pink or greyish-orange flowers. It is a succulent plant that needs little water to survive, but is frost sensitive and will die if the temperature drops below freezing.
Common name: Kalanchoe daigremontiana, also known as Ceylon spinach, origin: Japan, Type of Life: evergreen perennial succulent, Plant Height: 100 cm, Leaf Length: 20 cm, Leaf Width: 3 cm, Leaf Shape: oblong-lanceolate, Leaf Texture: fleshy, Leaf Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf Margin: spoon shaped projection, Leaf Color: green, Flowering season: April-November ; Inflorescence shape: apical inflorescence that looks like an umbrella inflorescence, inflorescence diameter: 5-10 cm; peduncle diameter: 0.7-1 cm; flower shape: bell-shaped; flower color: peach or orange with grayish tinge; uses: potted or garden plant.