Last Updated: September 9, 2023

Mariner’s Kalanchoe in Bloom

By Published On: December 9th, 20220.6 min readCategories: Photos, Plants

Last Updated: September 9, 2023

a mariner's kalanchoe in bloom

The Kalanchoe blooming in the succulent garden

So this Mariner’s Kalachoe (Kalanchoe marnieriana) started out three years ago as a stick and four leaves rescued from a garden center trash bin.

a small plant in a clay pot

The Kalanchoe in 2019

This past summer it finally got to a size where I felt it could hold its own against weeds, pests, and the tails of large, happy dogs, So I moved it to the succulent garden in the front courtyard.

a Kalanchoe marnieriana in bloom

The Kalanchoe on an afternoon in December 2022

Judging from its floral display, I’d says it’s quite happy there.

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Sage Osterfeld
I’m just a guy with nearly an acre of dirt, a nice little mid-century ranch house and a near-perfect climate. But in my mind I’m a landscaper survivalist craftsman chef naturalist with a barbeque the size of a VW and my own cable TV show. I like to write about the stuff I build, grow and see here at Sage's Acre.

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  1. […] at the edges to a bright yellow in the center. The plant sits under an old yucca mingled with a Mariner’s Kalachoe whose pink flowers and blue-green leaves provide a nice visual […]

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