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Kalanchoe marnieriana

Marnier’s Kalanchoe

This blue-green  succulent has thin round leaves that group up a tall, vertical stem. The leaves grow up the stem opposite of each other, facing the stem as they grow upwards. The edges of the leaves turn a reddish-pink when happily stressed. “Marnier’s Kalanchoe” adds great height to container gardens.

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Quick Look:
  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Can be grown indoors if given enough light

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 18″ (46 cm) tall

    Plant grows up to 36″ (91 cm) wide

  • Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by stem cuttings

  • Can be toxic to humans and animals

  • Actively grows in Spring and Fall

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Kalanchoe marnieriana “Marnier’s Kalanchoe”

Kalanchoe marnieriana “Marnier’s Kalanchoe” has red bell-shaped flowers that bloom in the winter. When grown outside, it is attractive to slugs and snails. Prevent these pests from attacking the leaves by using crushed up egg-shells or diatomaceous earth around the base of the plant.

Watering

Kalanchoe marnieriana “Marnier’s Kalanchoe” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

“Marnier’s Kalanchoe” is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 20° F (-6.7° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in partial sun to partial shade, and can also be grown indoors.

How to Propagate Kalanchoe marnieriana “Marnier’s Kalanchoe”

Kalanchoe marnieriana “Marnier’s Kalanchoe” can be propagated from stem cuttings.

Cuttings

To grow “Marnier’s Kalanchoe” from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing in well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.

Pairs Well With

Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’

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