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Please ID this pretty house plant

Posted by hotzona_2007 9 (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 8, 10 at 14:24

My husband brought this home. Not tag. I had one of these before, but can't remember what it is called or how to take care of it.

Here are a couple of pics:
[IMG]http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae126/Mema68/Plant Portfolio/PinkFlowerPlant8.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i964.photobucket.com/albums/ae126/Mema68/Plant Portfolio/PinkFlowerPlant1.jpg[/IMG]


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RE: Please ID this pretty house plant

Well, I thought I was doing this right to share a photo, but guess not...


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Picture Link

Ok, trying a link. Not sure the html code will work here.

Here is a link that might be useful: Pink Flower House plant


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RE: Please ID this pretty house plant

Your plant is kalanchoe blossfeldiana. It will naturally bloom in late winter/early spring. Growers manipulate the amount of light at other times to cause it to bloom. They know we're much more likely to buy a blooming plant.

It comes in many colors.


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RE: Please ID this pretty house plant

kalanchoe blossfeldianas are very beautiful and delicate! i had one that i had to trow out today. i had gotten fungus all over it! make sure to watch for it.


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RE: Please ID this pretty house plant

Thanks juneroses and foxiekat_55 for your replies. Now I have a way to find out how to take care of it. :-) Hopefully this one will stay alive longer.
It needs to be repotted, but will wait til it's done blooming so as not to stress it out.


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oh I got one of these actually 3 in a hugh basket garden when my mom died in May and it died it had no instructions how to care for them and some i watered some i didnt and they all died no matter what i done. they are beautiful.


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