Kalanchoe laxiflora
Milky Widow’s Tears"

My big thrill last Winter was when this trippy native of Madagascar began its bloom season. Starting off with a plethora of pendulous, pearly whitish sea-green buds atop a crowd of 1’ upright stems – it looked like a mass of big raindrops! These were followed by a zillion 1.5” vermillion tubular bells which continued through March. A very fast grower in well-drained, fertile soil, the foliage is fascinating, too – soft green, rounded, slightly scalloped leaves conspicuously and finely edged in deep red. To 20” x 20”. Fantastic in a container (5+ gal)! Drought tolerant. Roots easily from cuttings.


Full Sun
Low Water

Perennial Succulent
USDA zones 9b-11