- Kalanchoe Sexangularis Plant Description
- Kalanchoe Sexangularis Plant Specs and Region
- Kalanchoe Sexangularis Water & Light Recommendations
Kalanchoe sexangularis is glossy, scalloped foliage on tall stems. Exposure to direct sun or temperatures around 40F brings out bright red stress colors, particularly on the edges and undersides of the leaves. It is native to South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe, where it grows in partial sun on rocky slopes. It is a fast, easy grower and makes a striking addition to container arrangements. Its stems can get leggy over time, but the plant takes well to severe pruning.
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.