Kalanchoe luciae (Paddle Plant) + Ceramic Planter

$45.00

OUTDOOR PLANT

BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe luciae (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Paddle Plant, Flapjack, Red Pancakes, Desert Cabbage

FEATURES_ Beautiful, smooth flat, pancake shaped leaves that blush a beautiful red with the right amount of sunlight in summer or cold in winter. Happiest as an outdoor plant with lots of sun so would need to be kept in a very bright warm spot indoors .

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Kalanchoe from the Chinese words ‘Kalan Chau’ meaning ‘that which falls and grows’. An enduring plant that symbolises both persistence and love.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive.  Seasonal colours may vary.

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Description

DESCRIPTION_

Kalanchoe luciae. Aka Paddle Plant, Flapjack.  This Kalanchoe is a stunner with paddle shaped, big flat, thick leaves arranged in rosettes that colour from grey green to red. With maximum sunshine and cold weather it turns a stunning, bruised red.  We have paired this succulent with a matte black, glazed ceramic planter (12cm x 12.5cm h) to contrast the green and red powdery hues.  The powdery coating is the plants own sunscreen and is a textural feature of this plant. You will receive a plant that is similar in size to this one but colour may vary depending on time of year purchased.

CARE_

Water deeply so that the water drains through the hole at base and allow soil to dry out almost completely between waterings. The plant will then draw the water up through its roots and store in its leaves. It is better to underwater than overwater as overwatering can lead to root/stem rot. Too much water and you will notice leaves become transparent and turn mushy, may rot and eventually die. Underwatering will lead to puckered leaves but can be restored with watering.

DELIVERY_

We deliver to inner Melbourne and surrounding metro suburbs. It is preferable to deliver plant gifts to a workplace, otherwise, please ensure someone is home to receive their plant gift or nominate a safe place to leave (all care, no responsibility). If unable to be delivered due to no concierge, no appropriate place to leave, no one home or no way of getting into an apartment building then goods will be returned to base for collection by purchaser or a re delivery fee will be charged.

PACKAGING_

Plant gifts are wrapped in sustainable hessian which is compostable and biodegradable, gift and care card included. Please provide personal message to be added to gift card at checkout. You may like to include a ‘to + from’ with your message and nominate the occasion so we can match with an appropriate gift card.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 10 × 9 cm

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