Pies from Heaven

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa

A dainty, smaller kalanchoe with intriguing foliage. Fan-shaped succulent leaves have a silvery white cast and spectacular coppery-brown mottling, with lighter outer margins and widely toothed edges. Forms a small, mounded, shrub-like form. Ideal rock garden, patio container accent, or houseplant. Tender evergreen perennial.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Once established requires occasional waterings - more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkal-un-KOH-ee Rom-BOW-pill-low-suh)
Average Size at MaturityReaches 10 to 20 in. tall and wide, slowly spreading.
Bloom TimeSmall clusters of greenish-yellow flowers appear intermittently.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Dry Shade
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established requires occasional waterings - more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Cranesbill (Geranium); Aloe (Aloe)

Provide porous, well-drained soil. Once established provide supplemental water during warmer months; less water in cooler months, allowing soil surface to dry between waterings. Do not over water. Performs well with partial sun in extremely hot summer areas. Prune to remove wayward, dead, or top-heavy growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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