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Bryophyllum proliferum, Kalanchoe prolifera, Blooming Boxes

Bryophyllum proliferum, Kalanchoe prolifera

Blooming Boxes
Family: Crassulaceae
Origin: Island of Madagascar
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowers

A very interesting giant specie, inch thick jointed stems are waxy, as are the opposite pairs of fleshy, succulent leaves. Terminal inflorescence of yellow flowers from dangling four-sided box-like bracts yields a multitude of plantlets. Propagation: Bulbils coming after the flowers, underground stolons.

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