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Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

Kalanchoe

Tropical, succulent plants with large fleshy leaves and small tubular or miniature rose shaped clusters of flowers

Kalanchoe - Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink' flowers arranged in my tiny fridge magnet for my In a nutshell design

Common name:

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Origin:

Depending on the species but mainly Southern Africa, Madagascar, Asia and Europe

Colors:

White apricot, orange, red, pink and combinations of those colours

Varieties:

There are more than 125 species with new hybrid plants being cultivated to withstand colder temperatures

Vase life:

It is a succulent and will last well out of water

Scent:

Uses:

Ornamental rock gardens, terrariums or as growing designs. Flowers work well as body flower designs

Conditioning:

Cold water shocks the growing plant and it will shrivel up. Remove the flowering stalks as they begin to fade. Let the plant dry out before watering.

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Christine de Beer

This is my ongoing creative workbook to research and capture design projects and techniques. You will mostly find ideas for floral art but I will also include some other projects such as gift packaging, cards and even cake decorating with a few lifestyle projects arranged in between.

Everything you see in this workbook was designed, made and photographed by me, unless specific credit is given to another designer.

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