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Kalanchoe sexangulares

Family: Crassulaceae (Crassula family)

Common names: Red-leaved Kalanchoe (E); Rooiblaarplakkie (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Succulent
An erect succulent plant with attractive red foliage.

Kalanchoe sexangulares

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.5m x 0.3m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Kalanchoe sexangulares

DESCRIPTION

A hardy and water-wise succulent that grows in a low, rounded form.  It has attractive serrated green leaves that  turn ruby-red in winter (if planted in a sunny position). The thick leaves will remain green if the plant is grown in a shaded position.  It produces a cluster of small yellow flowers that are rich in nectar and attracts insect pollinators.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
The flowers are rich in nectar and attract numerous insects.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water sparingly.
MAINTENANCE
Prune back after flowering to keep the plant neat.
LANDSCAPING USES
GARDEN THEMES
Rockery, Succulent
FOLIAGE

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