Tricolor Lavender Scallops
Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi 'Variegata'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Best with regular water - weekly or more in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|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