Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Calandiva Red, a cultivar of the Kalanchoe succulent family, is a popular "gift plant" because it has beautiful leathery, dark-green leaves and stunning clusters of flowers that last a long time.
Calandiva Red is a relatively slow grower and can reach approximately 12-18” tall. This is an evergreen perennial plant, producing flowers every year in the winter/spring.
Its dense clusters of double red trumpet-shaped flowers rise above the foliage, featuring rose-like red petals.
We try our best to send the plants with flowers, but if the plants have stopped blooming, we will send them without flowers until the blooming period is back (usually about every 6 weeks).
Deadheading and Reblooming – Pinch off blooms as they fade to encourage a more blooms. On average, Kalanchoe and Calandiva bloom for several weeks, if not months. Once they have finished blooming, they will require a rest period (approximately 6 weeks) before they will bloom again. To encourage reblooming, you’ll want to reduce the amount of light they receive until buds form.
Full sun to partial shade, or bright, indirect sunlight. However, avoid direct sunlight to prevent sunburn.
Water sparingly every 7-10 days as this plant is drought-tolerant. Only water when the soil is dry to the touch.
Well-Drained, Porous potting soil.
This plant thrives in temperatures of 60°F-75°F. It is vital to ensure the room temperature does not fall below 50°F.
This plant should be fertilized once during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.
Calandiva is mildly toxic, so keep it out of reach of pets and children.
Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. If your plant comes with a clay pot, it will be meticulously bubble wrapped as well. There will be wooden stakes positioned in the soil to support the plant and keep it secured during shipping.
When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.
Our packaging materials are:
100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
Bubblewrap will only be used for clay/ ceramic pots
Wooden stake to support the plant.
*All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants with protective packaging. Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. All plants are guaranteed for 30 days after arrival. Therefore, please contact us immediately via firstname.lastname@example.org if you receive your package and are not satisfied.
When you purchase online, your plants have to go through lots of stress while traveling so they may need a few days to adjust to their new environment and thrive. If your plant does not perk back up after a few days of care, let us know and we will send replacements free of charge. Remember that we always try our best to accommodate you.
It’s advised that you should repot the plant as soon as you get it. After repotting, your new houseplant will most likely struggle with transplant shock. It may appear droopy, faded, or have a slower growth rate than usual during this time. This is completely normal, and it’s also normal for transplant shock to hit especially hard after repotting a brand-new houseplant. To make sure your plant has plenty of time to adjust to its new surroundings, wait a day after potting and water your plant. Make sure any excess water drains completely from the pot afterward. Monitor your soil’s moisture levels daily to start creating a watering routine. To help perk up your new houseplant, we recommend adding a little water-soluble fertilizer, compost, or sugar water to your soil to boost its nutrients and help it grow.
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