Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name:

Genus: Kalanchoe

Specie: K. manginii


English Name:


Common Name:

Kalanchoe, Palm Beach Bells

Botanical Family:

Name in Latin: Crassulaceae

Name in English: Orpine Family

The Plant

Origin: Africa and Madagascar

Growth Habit: spreading, perennial, succulent

Flower: red-tubular urn-shaped, in loose clusters above leaves.

Blooming Period: spring

Leaf: obovate, to ovate-spoon shaped, mid -green


garden bed , container, indoor plant, also cut flower (short)

Care and Handling

Soil: standard potting

Amount of water: moist -well drained soil, moderate watering

Nutrition: In growing season feed balanced fertilizer, 2-3 times

Special handling: full to partial sun

Special feature/remarks:

Professional growers force Kalanchoe to bloom all year.