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beatnikcrab

I'm mostly into cacti, aloes, and other heat tolerant succulents, and more recently hoyas and some tropicals. Phoenix, AZ. USDA zone 9b, heat zone 11.

Kalanchoe daigremontiana syn. Bryophyllum daigremontianum

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beatnikcrab

I potted up all the little kalanchoe plants my mom foisted upon me, and they're blooming already!

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crabby58

Wonderful💗how long did it take them?😃

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beatnikcrab

@crabby58 most of these were cuttings, so idk how old they actually were. From plantlets (like what I sent you) it seems to take at least 2 years for them to get to flowering size even in ideal conditions. From mature cuttings it seems like they can flower immediately.

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crabby58

Oh wow, ok. I have some time🤣yours are just beautiful🌟

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beatnikcrab

@crabby58 thanks, but I can't really take credit! 😅 I only got them a few months ago, and it's really only been about a month since I finally potted them. 😂

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crabby58

🥰still beautiful🥰

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cheriej

Gorgeous!!

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beatnikcrab

Went over to my mom's house today and had to break into the backyard to find her. 🤣 Passed her forest of blooming kalanchoes on the way, and couldn't resist a few pics.

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lesliecole49

Holy cow is that awesome! Looks like she's where you get your green thumb and knowledge

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philstalder

Wow I wish she was my mom so I could visit. 🤣

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crabby58

W😍W... simply Amazing❤

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beatnikcrab

@lesliecole49 she does better with some things and I do better with others. The green thumb isn't necessarily universal. 😆

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sherrisgarden

Beautiful 😍

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sunlovin

Beautiful!🌞

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cheriej

That’s gorgeous!!!

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lesliecole49

Certainly not universal! My thumb is so barely green it's almost white!

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columbiariver

Wow! Stunning!

29w
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beatnikcrab

Went over to my mom's house today and had to break into the backyard to find her. 🤣 Passed her forest of blooming kalanchoes on the way, and couldn't resist a few pics. I couldn't even fit them all in one photo.

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emch

#spectacular-flowers

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beatnikcrab

Kalanchoe daigremontiana flower stalk on one of my mom's plants.

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hkyfvr

Wow. So beautiful. 🌺😍

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crabby58

Love them😘

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sherrisgarden

Gorgeous 😍

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philstalder

Wow you weren’t kidding. Amazing 🤩

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beatnikcrab

@hkyfvr @crabby58 @sherrisgarden @philstalder Thank you! I'll pass along the praise to my mom next time I talk to her! 😁

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beatnikcrab

My mom's plants, growing in the ground along a walkway on the side of her house. They get to be 3 or 4 ft tall, and then send up a flower stalk (the red thing in the background) that's another 1.5ish ft tall. Takes about 2 yrs for the full life cycle. After that the plant gets unshapely and tired looking, so she just rips it up and replants a cutting in its place, if it hasn't dropped some plantlets nearby that have rooted and taken off already.

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crabby58

Wow...that's amazing 😁

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beatnikcrab

My mom gave me some cuttings several months ago, and these kalanchoes are the last thing I haven't dealt with yet. They've got no soil, and had no water, but this stupid thing is determined to bloom. 😆

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philstalder

Oh wow, my succulent knowledge is so lacking. I didn’t know they flowered. Awesome 🤩

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beatnikcrab

@philstalder heck yeah they do! Let me see if I have a photo of my mom's plants in bloom. They're insane.

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crabby58

😍❤😍

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beatnikcrab

@crabby58 idk what the heck I did with the Post Office receipt with the tracking #, but I sent you a lil package of Kalanchoe plantlets on Monday, so it should be arriving anyday. There's a leaf of some random succulent in there, too, that had started growing a plant already. Idk what it is. 😅

28w
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crabby58

Great😃thank you 💕 @beatnikcrab I'll keep a look out for it. You're super👍

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beatnikcrab

@crabby58 no prob! It's all in a very small pink bubble envelope. Idk how good you are about checking your mail daily, but I am not stellar at all about mine unless I know something is coming. 😅

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crabby58

📬 we check it every day, with Trooper 🐾 in fact, he loves to bring it in for a treat😃along with the newspaper💕 @beatnikcrab

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beatnikcrab

That's adorable. 😆 My dog walks out to the mailbox with me, too, but she's only interested in sniffing the fire hydrant on the corner and sometimes pooping on the neighbor's unkempt lawn (which I do pick up). 😅 @crabby58

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