What is this plant?

xica_da_silvaOctober 19, 2012

I saw this at Baker's...and forgot to make note of the name! I don't think it's uncommon but I think it's very pretty and wanted to know the name so I can research it, if anyone could please help?

Also, if you happen to know under what conditions this type of plant thrives, that would be great to know, too!

Thanks in advance!!!

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xica_da_silva

Oh wait...I think I figured it out...maybe it is a Kalanchoe thrysiflora (aka: Flapjacks)?

    Bookmark   October 19, 2012 at 7:09PM
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tomatofreak(Z9 Phx USA)

I have no idea, but at $59.95, it should come with an insurance policy!

    Bookmark   October 19, 2012 at 9:15PM
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Pagancat(Phoenix, AZ)

Yup, that's what it is. There are smaller ones for sale at the DBG sale this weekend. And Metrotech might have some, too, their sale is today (Saturday).

    Bookmark   October 20, 2012 at 10:35AM
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plstqd(9)

I had one and it totally melted in the summer.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2012 at 11:15AM
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Pagancat(Phoenix, AZ)

Out of curiosity, plstqd, what kind of exposure did it get this summer?

    Bookmark   October 20, 2012 at 5:25PM
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plstqd(9)

It was in pretty full sun. I made the mistake of planting it against a north facing wall...cool and shady in the winter, full blast in the summer. Oops.

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 1:21AM
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Pagancat(Phoenix, AZ)

Ouch.... I don't think these plants are quite made for our sunlight.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 1:30AM
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plstqd(9)

Yeah...I figured that out, lol!

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 9:17AM
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Pagancat(Phoenix, AZ)

Sorry, there I go, stating the obvious, lol....

    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 10:13PM
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