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Kalanchoe 'Lena' - Widow's Thrill

The magnificent tropical succulent perennial Kalanchoe, also known as Widow’s Thrill - a vibrant, highly sought-after houseplant known for its wonderfully easy care & propagation, air purifying qualities and because it was one of the first plants sent into space. Possessing picturesque emerald green leaves and vivid, colourful flowers, the Widow’s Thrill is a charmingly captivating ornamental houseplant that makes for the perfect gift for beginner growers or seasoned professionals alike. This Kalanchoe comes with brilliant pink hues.

Your happy plant will be delivered in a 12cm pot. Colour shade may vary.

Care Tip: For best health, place in a high humidity area with bright sunlight either direct or indirect. Water once the soil has dried completely.

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Water Requirements Low Water Requirement
Toxicity Not Pet Safe - Keep Out Of Reach
Light Requirements Happy In Light Or Shade
Pot Size 12 cm Pot
Air Purifying Yes

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana

Common Names: Widow’s Thrill

Origin: Madagascar / Tropical Africa

Watering: Water once soil has dried completely

Light: Bright Sunlight / Bright Indirect Sunlight

Humidity: High

Feed: Use 20-8-20 fertiliser every two weeks during the growing season

Growth Rate: Average

Toxicity: Keep away from pets and children

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About Your Order:

Pot Sizes Explained

Your plant will be delivered in a 12cm nursery pot. When ordering a plant for a decorative plant pot, please ensure the nursery pot is a couple of centimeters smaller that the decorative pot.

Unpacking Your Plant

When your plant is packed, the growers will ensure the plant is packed tightly to ensure they are protected during transit. Open the outer packing and you may find that some stems, vines or leaves need to be unfurled. Don't rush, transporting plants can be a little stressful for them so slowly tease apart over the coming days. Some loss of leaves is unavoidable, however all of our plants are sent in top health so will recover and regenerate accordingly with their species.

A Bit About Succulent Plants

Succulents get their name from the Latin word ‘Succus’ meaning juice or sap. Unlike most perennials, succulents thrive on a little healthy neglect! Succulent plants first cropped up in dry, desert conditions with long dry seasons so are very used to storing water for long periods of time.

More than 60 plant families include succulent plants. Succulents come in all shapes and sizes, pointy or round leaves, and in many colours from your typical greens through to purple, orange, red and yellow. Display a rainbow of succulents in your home for a little cheerful colour!

Succulents are often successful house plants as they are generally more pest resistant than foliage house plants.

If propagating plant babies is your thing, succulents are a must have indoor plant. Propagating succulents is considered a fun pastime as often it is simply done by snipping off (or save a fallen leaf!), allowing the wounded end to dry and callous over and then planting it in the soil. You can do this in the same pot for a fuller plant, or start new succulent plants to give to your friends and family.

All orders are dispatched as quickly as possible and we work to dispatch orders within 1 -3 working days (Monday-Thursday). Your plants arriving in top condition is our priority, we aim to send out plants on a 24 hour service with our trusted couriers. You will recieve an order confirmation and dispatch confirmation to confirm when your parcel is on it's way. The count-down for arrival can then begin! 

Please note: We dispatch on a Monday - Thursday only to avoid unnecessary periods of time in courier warehousing over the weekend. This is to ensure that your plants reach you in the best possible condition. The only exception may be when we have been informed of additional courier services to us over a peak weekend period such as the Black Friday weekend.