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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 26 April 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a glabrous, bushy, evergreen and perennial succulent plant which (in 2–5 years) can reach an ultimate height of between 12-18 inches and an ultimate spread of 4-20 inches. The plant has green, shiny and textured glossy foliage which stays green all year round. The scallop-edged and ovate leaves are arranged in an opposite/subopposite fashion, are simple in type with crenate margins and an oblong shape. The arrangement of the veins in a leaf (venation) can be absent or very hard to see; the leaf blades are 2-4 inches long. Kalanchoe blossfeldiana flowers in late autumn to early winter. Each flower has four petals and can be one of a wide variety of colors, from the dark reds and pinks to oranges, golds and whites.

Parts of Kalanchoe blossfeldiana are poisonous if ingested.

Photo captured April 21, 2016.

NIKON D7000 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Que du bonheur ...Merci

26 Apr 2016 6:09am

Martine from France

Magnifique couleurs pour ces fleurs qui ressortent bien sur le vert du feuillage.

26 Apr 2016 6:46am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely shot and background info too

26 Apr 2016 9:21am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful image with beautiful colors !

26 Apr 2016 9:35am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very nice. Superb.

26 Apr 2016 9:43am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique photo éclatante

26 Apr 2016 9:43am

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Great shot!

26 Apr 2016 9:51am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the crisp vibrant color and excellent depth of field as well.

26 Apr 2016 10:16am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

lovely ones !

26 Apr 2016 12:46pm

Don from Spokane, United States

These are beautiful; flowers. Very nice.

26 Apr 2016 2:22pm

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Very beautiful and bright colors here...

26 Apr 2016 2:59pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Bright and beautiful

26 Apr 2016 4:14pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great macro. Well done

26 Apr 2016 4:29pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle amcro et plante orange quelle vue superbe
Amitié

26 Apr 2016 4:49pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

nice, very nice!

26 Apr 2016 8:04pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
L O V E L Y !!!

26 Apr 2016 9:03pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These are quite beautiful flowers. I enjoy those bold blossoms in orange against the dark green foliage.

26 Apr 2016 9:45pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

simple and lovely

27 Apr 2016 1:00am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A gorgeous image! Such gorgeous color. I have a kalanchoe plant in a pot. It has bloomed all winter which was nice.

27 Apr 2016 1:45am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Sweet shot of those gorgeous blooms.

27 Apr 2016 3:31am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Excellent. )

27 Apr 2016 5:34am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

So Nice flowers.

27 Apr 2016 1:07pm