Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana Plant: How to Grow & Care + Common Problems



Kalanchoe, usually called Flaming Katy, Panda Plant, Widow’s Thrill, or Florist Kalanchoe, is the most popular succulent household plant with long-lasting blooms.

This plant can work excellent as an indoor-outdoor potted and patio plant if you have a place with bright light and tend towards a somewhat hands-off gardening approach.

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Kalanchoe Care


Kalanchoe plants grown indoors prefer to receive natural sunlight that is relatively bright, but they don’t do well in direct sunlight. Be sure to keep your plants off any hot windows (south-facing) as it can reduce blooming and scorch the leaves.

Effects of Insufficient Light Exposure

– Unbalanced Growth – Leaf Drop – Pale Foliage – Elongated Stems – Smaller Bloom Cycle


If you occasionally forget to water your plants, a kalanchoe plant may be a great fit. This perennial grows in arid areas and requires moderate water to survive. Especially in the winter season, it needs even less watering to grow and bloom.

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