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After my beloved mamaw's funeral, my parents gave me several of the large sympathy arrangements and baskets of blooming plants. Nothing was labeled, besides 'blooming plants' on a tag under the basket, and there were several small pots in the basket with blooms.
I recognized the peace Lilies, cyclamen, and a palm but don't recognize two of the others. One has tiny bunches of pink flowers and really thick rubbery green leaves that almost feel like sedum leaves, like frog belly sedum.The other has small white/cream flowers with petals that sparkle in the light, it also has green, kind of thick leaves. I was just wondering if anyone could give me a name for them, so I can give them proper care. Thanks in advance! I did look on the florist's website to no avail.
Hi, the white flowering plant looks like an African violet, not sure on the other one.
I'm pretty sure the pink one is a gloxinia. There are many different types, some with larger blooms, some with double and some with single blooms.
They are both African violets. The leaf of the pink one does not look like a gloxinia.
I don't think the pink flowering plant is either an African Violet or a Gloxinia. I believe it is a Kalanchoe. Please google this and let us know. I never saw an African violet with 'thick rubbery leaves'.
This might help
The pink is most definitely Kalanchoe. Sorry, I don't recognize the white.
The white one is a SaintPaulia also called African violet.
I think the plant with the little pink flowers is a kalanchoe
When Denise writes " 'thick rubbery leaves " she writes about the pink flower plant. About the white flower plant she writes ''kind of thick leaves''.
I don't think it can be a Gloxinia because the leaves of a Gloxinia are hairy and not thick and shiny and their flowers are very large and cup shaped. The pink flowers on the picture are not more than 3 or 4 milimiters. Gloxinia are beautiful but rarely used in arrangements that are meant to be used outdoors.
Yes, Catherine, you are right. Someone else said the pink flower was an African Violet after reading Denise's description of it's thick, rubbery leaves. That's why I said what I did. I still say the pink flower is a Kalanchoe and wish Denise would get back to confirm whether it is or not.
The top plant is a hoya and the bottom is an african violet. :)
The pink one is a Kolanchoe, not a violet. Kolanchoe have clusters of small blooms, while violets have larger blooms. Also, violet leaves are not rubbery, and usually have tiny hairs on them.
Yes the flower clustered one is a kalanchoe n very easy to grow...if leaves fall off or broken just bury n the will start other plants...
The pink is Kalanchoe. I have the same plant in orange.
What is the name of this plant please?
Chipmunk is correct! :-) Specifically, you have a Kalanchoe blossfeldiana or "Flaming Katy".
These are always beautiful, no matter the color or even if it is a single or double bloom.
Flaming Katy Kalanchoe:
"Bright clusters of tiny red, orange, yellow, white, purple or pink flowers last several weeks. Flowers may be single or double."Yours is a double bloom.
I got this plant as a present, but I have no idea which one it is. So, I am not sure how to properly take care of it. I would really appreciate some help.
I know this must look like a begonia but it is a kalanchoe. I have had two master gardeners verify this plant and the official name for it is; Kalanchoe blossfeldiana - double form and the common name is Flaming Katy. (there is more than one Kalanchoe Flaming Katy).
What is this plant? A friend gave it to me and she doesn't know what its name is. Is it a house plant or outdoor or just a potted plant?
Pretty young specimen but I believe it is in the Kalanchoe family of plants and may be Kalanchoe millotii.
Kalanchoe is an extremely popular houseplant and is utterly dangerous for pets including cats.
This is a kalanchoe plant :) Here are some care tips