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Paddle plant   

Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

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Paddle plant is a member of the Kalanchoe family. Its botanical name is Kalanchoe thyrsiflora. The scientific name epithet thyrsiflora means 'with flowers arranged in a thyrse'.

Leaves usually appear in   Moss green and   Candy pink

Paddle plant is categorised as a species of succulent.

Paddle plant is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

South Africa is believed to be where Paddle plant originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Paddle plant have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Paddle plant

  • Partial Sun

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun / full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Paddle plant needs a soil ph of 6.1 to 8.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).

See our list of companion Plants for Paddle plant to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

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Other names for Paddle plant

Flapjacks, Desert cabbage, White lady, Geelplakkie, Meelplakkie, Plakkie, Succulent

Misspellings: kalanchoe thrysiflora, Kalanchloe thyrsiflora

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