Tricolor Lavender Scallops
Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi 'Variegata'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Best with regular water - weekly or more in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||The name Kalanchoe is said to come from the Chinese words 'Kalan Chauhuy' meaning "that which falls and grows", which refers to the plantlets that drop from some plants in the species. The species name "fedtschenkoi" is in reference to Rusian botanist Boris A. Fedtschenko (1873-1947), director of the Imperial Botanic Garden at St. Petersberg.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Design Ideas||This plant is also sometimes called South American Air Plant but this is misleading as this plant come from Madagascar and not South America. Likely this name comes about because it has escaped cultivation in parts of South America (Gal'pagos Islands) as well as in Florida, India, Hawaii and Polynesia.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Best with regular water - weekly or more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Aloe (Aloe); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Aster (Aster); Cranesbill (Geranium)|
Provide porous, well-drained soil. Once established may need supplemental water during warmer months; requires less water in cooler months. 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