This Kalanchoe is a large succulent shrub. Its green leaves are variegated with purple or maroon spots. It shows off its colors best in full sun. Watch for purple flowers in the summer.
Kalanchoe humilis - Succulent Plant- 1
3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)- 1
3.3 inch (8 cm) Square Plastic Planter with Rounded Edges (Black)- 1
Rosettes: Open with leaves crowded at stem apexes the lower spreading, the upper suberect.
Stem: 2-10 cm long (up to 20 cm in cultivation) arising from a woody base up to 1 cm thick, unbranched, or with few branches, purple or slightly glaucous.
Leaves: Subsessile, about 3-13 cm, long, 2-6 cm wide, completely glabrous, grey-green with a slight glaucous bloom on both sides, strongly marked with maroon spots and stripes, decussate, fleshy, rigid, obovate often sub truncate at the top margins entire or sometimes obtusely crenate towards the apex, cuneate below. The leaves are soon lost from the lower parts of the plant.
Blooming season: Mid-summer.
||12 inch (30.5 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Spotted Kalanchoe, Penwiper, Penwiper Plant, Baby Penwiper, Stipped Kalanchoe
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 3 feet
||Purple to Green
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Keep in a bright sunny location.
Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Kalanchoe humilis - Succulent Plant Care
Inflorescence: Erect, branched panicle 12-38 cm tall from the center of the rosette, very ample, very floriferous, and with flexuous axis, with a glaucous bloom.
Flowers: Small, erect or horizontal, dull purple to green, not particularly decorative.
Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.
||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Kalanchoe humilis - Succulent Plant Special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Kalanchoe humilis - Succulent Plant Uses
- Kalanchoe is used as the ornamental plant