|1||Kalanchoe Flapjack, Poplet - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Each plant features a basal rosette of large, fleshy, wedge-shaped or paddle-shaped, stalkless, obovate, gray-green leaves which are covered with a white powdery bloom.
Rosette leaves are stacked like pancakes (hence the common name of flapjacks), with leaf edges extended upward in order to minimize sun exposure to the leaf surfaces. While usually grown as a house plant, the succulent perennials of the Kalanchoe family can grow outside in regions with warm or mild winters. Some kalanchoe varieties are sold as annuals and discarded after the flowers fade.
Dense clusters of tiny fragrant yellow flowers appear in spring on this vigorous, easy to grow ground cover. After blooming is finished enjoy the silvery colored, evergreen leaves.
|Plant Height||3 inch (8 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Usual height as a houseplant is 3 to 5 feet|
|Flower Colour||White to yellow|
|Bloom Time||Winter season|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Plant Flapjack Kalanchoe flapjack where it receives several hours of bright sunlight but is protected during the hottest part of the day. Avoid total shade, which causes the plant to become long and spindly. Sunlight brings out the intense red leaf edges.
|Soil||An ordinary potting soil mix is fine|
|Temperature||25 to 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Feed bi-weekly in the summer with a liquid fertilizer, or use slow-release pellets.|
Interesting tropical plant. Mass in the garden where winter hardy. Good accent. Rock garden. May be grown as an annual.