Flowering Outdoor Plant with Rubbery Leaves

I'm looking for the name of a flowering outdoor plant that is rubbery feeling. Any ideas?

Monica from Fennimore, WI

July 30, 20070 found this helpful

I just saw those flowers at Lowes...

Go, call or click to lowes.com

They are really cool plants....It feels fake but they are truly beautiful.

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July 30, 20070 found this helpful


The name you are seeking could be 'kalanchoe' (it has 4 pronunciations: kall-ANN-cho, kall-and-CHO-ee, kall-ANN-ko, and kall-ann-KO-ee). There are many varieties; they are hardy, drought-tolerant perennials. I have one that looks like orangey-green saucers stacked up on their edges (it's K. thyrsifolia, if you want to take a look). Check out www.DavesGarden.com and do a plant search using 'kalanchoe.'

Good luck -- and let us know what you find!

Nancy in Florida

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