Kalanchoe tomentosa - Panda Plant, Donkey Ears


Product Details


Panda Plant, Donkey Ears (Kalanchoe tomentosa) (Baker): A soft, velvety species from Madagascar. "Tomentose" refers to the fuzzy, felt-like coating of hairs that covers the whole plant and helps it survive dry, sunny conditions.

This stemmed variety has long, upright leaves colored silvery green with spots of chocolate brown dotting their edges. Spring blooms are maroon to copper and have the same fuzzy coating as the rest of the plant.

Panda Plant makes an outstanding, low-maintenance house plant in sunny rooms. It will stay small and tidy in a pot and only needs water when the soil is completely dry. This resilient plant is happiest with gritty soil and pots with drainage holes. It's even easy to re-grow from leaf cuttings (more info).

Full Kalanchoe Guide

Color - Primary

Grey / Silver

Color - Secondary

Orange / Copper

Bloom Color

Red Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Easy to Propagate

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