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Kalanchoe bracteata

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Wantirna
B2
Size: 20cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $25.72 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $28.30 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Kalanchoe bracteata Silver Teaspoons, Silver Spoons,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs, Succulents & Cacti Shrub Like

Description:
Hardy succulent with smooth silver-grey foliage and clusters of small white flowers during Spring and Summer. Great for hanging pots and rockeries. Grows approx 90cm tall x 90cm wide. Also known as Kalanchoe hildebrandtii.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Remove the flowers after they finish and trim the plants if necessary. Feed in Spring with with a slow release fertiliser. Pest and disease problems are minimal, as with most succulents. As Kalanchoe are in the succulent family they require minimal watering, every couple of weeks is sufficient.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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