Aurora Borealis is native to Madagascar and tropical Africa and belongs to the Crassulaceae family. This variegated Kalanchoe is perfect for hanging baskets or to add a trailing effect to your succulent arrangements. Aurora Borealis grows tall and vine like with cream and green variegation. This succulent will bloom pink tubular flowers from Spring through Summer.
Native to: Madagascar
Zone: 9, 10, 11
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to part shade
Bloomtime : Spring through Summer
Bloom color : Pink
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.