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Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi (variegated)


Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi Raym.-Hamet & H. Perrier (variegated)

Family Name: Crassulaceae
Common Name: Variegated Lavender Scallops, Variegated South American Air Plant


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Authority
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Succulent Plant

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Succulent plant growing up to 0.3-0.6 m tall.
Foliage Smooth, fleshy leaves are obovate (wider near the tip than the base) with a scalloped leaf margin. Leaf blade is bluish green with a cream-coloured margin tinted with purplish pink (especially along the very edge of the leaf).
Flowers Pink, tubular flowers have 4 orange, rounded lobes and droop downwards from a spike inflorescence.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Groundcover, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Rockery / Desert Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Little Water
Propagation Method Stem Cutting


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green - Bluish Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Opposite
Foliar Attachment to Stem Petiolate
Foliar Shape(s) Non-Palm Foliage (Oblong)
Foliar Margin Scalloped
Foliar Apex - Tip Rounded
Foliar Base Cuneate

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Orange, Pink
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Symmetry Radial
Individual Flower Shape Campaulate / Bell-shaped

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Master ID 31730
Species ID 6129
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2021.