Beautiful flower cluster but no idea of plant
by Ted DiNovo
This is clearly a succulent; there are small "mini-plants" starting at leaf bases and the bloom looks like a fireworks display. But no idea what it is or how to propagate.
Drought Smart Plants reply:
Hi Ted, that is indeed spectacular! I'm not sure what it is, except that the leaves are similar to many Kalanchoe species with their rounded, notched edges.
I can't say for sure without seeing more of the mini plants that you refer to, but that is also a common trait amongst many of the Kalanchoe.
The bloom, well, that is quite unique.
To propagate it, take one of the stems, preferably one without the flowers (leave those to enjoy) and cut it into 2-3" pieces, each with several leaves on.
Make sure you know which way is down, and let them dry out and callous - overnight will be fine.
Then put them (right way up, of course) into some well drained potting soil.
In about two to three weeks, I'll be willing to bet that they have roots on, and in a few months, they'll probably start to bloom.
Best of luck with your succulent plant!
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