Velvet Leaf Kalanchoe
Crassulaceae (sedum family)
Kalanchoe 'Fang' is a upright bushy & slow-growing succulent upto 2 to 3 feet tall & has 3 to 4 inch long velvety to triangular lace shaped long stocked leaves . The leaves are a golden-brown color on the upper surface with silver-gray underside, the large flashy leaves are covered with fine silver hairs and display many gnarly fang-like tubercles on the underside.Mature 'Felt Bush' plants occasionally produces long stalked clusters of small urn shaped red orange or greenish-yellow flowers. while flowers with red striations are interesting, it is the foliage that makes this plant attractive.
Locate the Kalanchoe in bright, but indirect light for several hours per day. When growing Kalanchoe outdoors, avoid direct afternoon sun.Too much direct sunlight may cause leaves to become sunburned
This plant does need good drainage and is best potted in a soil mix containing ECA or sand for sharper drainage.
Excellent for bed & borders, succulent garden. Perfect for containers.