39 Beautiful Kalanchoe Types & Varieties You Should Grow

Discover 39 Beautiful Kalanchoe Types and Varieties to bring the charm of gorgeous flowers and stunning foliage in your succulent collection.

Kalanchoe is one of the most popular succulents because its varieties are low maintenance and available in many types. There are flowering kalanchoes and then there are kalanchoes with stunning foliage.

Check out our article on growing Kalanchoe indoors here


Beautiful Kalanchoe Types

Flowering Kalanchoes

1. Flower Dust Plant

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe pumila

This dwarf succulent shrub is an ideal choice for hanging baskets! The whole plant has a coating of waxy white hair & exhibits clusters of violet-pink blooms with yellow anthers.

2. Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

When it comes to flowering kalanchoes, this species is most popular because of its easy to grow nature and beautiful flowers.

3. Pendent Flowered Kalanchoe

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Tessa’

This charming perennial succulent forms fleshy oval-shaped leaves with red edges and orange-red tubular flowers in late winter to spring at the ends of lean, pendent stems.

4. Chandelier Plant

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe delagoensis

It has arching branches with variegated fleshy green leaves that have yellow to cream-toned irregular markings. Long-lasting urn-shaped pale red blooms appear during spring.

5. Beach Bells

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe manginii

Beach bells plant produces fleshy green round leaves that can turn red in full sun. During spring. red-orange to bright red, urn-shaped flowers enhance the beauty of this succulent!

6. Coral Bells

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe uniflora

This beautiful epiphytic succulent has climbing stems with bright green fleshy leaves. It blooms in bell-shaped, bright red to red-violet flowers.

7. Calandiva

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Calandiva’

‘Calandiva’ is a bushy succulent, featuring clusters of ornamental, double flowers that look-like rose blooms. Comes in yellow, cream, light pink, rose, red, and burgundy shades.

8. Wendy

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Wendy’

‘Wendy’ is a semi-erect, evergreen perennial with ovate succulent foliage and bell-shaped, purple-pink blooms tipped with pale yellow. Its leaves also have uneven edges.

9. Mealy Kalanchoe

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe scapigera

It is a small perennial succulent with thick, round-shaped green leaves and scapiform spikes carrying salmon-red tubular blooms.


Foliage Kalanchoes

10. Pies from Heaven

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe rhombopilosa var. virdifolia

This variety has a very thick green foliage with sprawling growth. It produces green-yellow to pink flowers with purple streaks that look quite beautiful!

11. Oricula

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe luciae ‘Oricula’

Oricula forms a rosette of gray-green to yellow-green leaves with red margins that are curled back around. In cool temperatures, they turn to a shade of vibrant red.

12. Compton

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe alticola ‘Compton’

It is a dwarf succulent with pale-green to brown coin-shaped leaves. Flowers are yellow to orange in the shade. It is one of the best Types of Indoor Kalanchoes!

13. Red Pancakes

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe luciae

This attractive variety has grey-green to yellow-green foliage with red margins.  Each stem carries urn-shaped white, pale green-white, often cream, pink or yellow flowers.

14. Common Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe rotundifolia

This Kalanchoe produces fleshy rounded green leaves with an orange backside. From fall to early winter, it produces flat-topped yellow or orange flowers.

15. Milky Widow’s Thrill

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe laxiflora

A unique looking specimen with elliptical-shaped, gray-green leaves, having red-tinged margins. It bears bell-shaped orange flowers. It is one of the most Beautiful Kalanchoe Types!

16. Beauverd’s Widow’s-thrill

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe beauverdii ‘Widow’s-thrill’

Also known as Sotre-Sotry, this climber features branching gray wiry stems that climb and twine with green to dark purple leaves and red-purple tinged gray-green flowers.

17. Paddle Plant

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

Also known as the White lady, it produces a basal rosette of fleshy stemless leaves with red-tinged margins covered in a white powder. Produces fragrant yellow cylindrical flowers.

18. Kalanchoe Humilis

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe humilis

This attractive variety has pale green egg-shaped leaves, patterned with purple or maroon streaks on a branched, woody base.

19. Tugela Cliff

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe longiflora

Also known as long flower kalanchoe, it has woody’ branches with blue grey-green leaves that are fleshy and shell-shaped with a round tip. It also produces yellow flowers.

20. Millot Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe milllotii

‘Millotii’ is a small succulent with velvety and scalloped leaves, having hazy green hues. During summer, it produces clusters of small yellow-green flowers.

21. Tetraphylla

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tetraphylla

This rare cultivar features a thick, short, upright stem, carrying a rosette of soft, glandular-hairy foliage with serrated margins and produces pale yellow-green flowers.

22. Walking Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe synsepala

Also known as Cup Kalanchoe, it has fleshy grey-green leaves with pink-purple rigid-toothed margins. It produces tubular, small, pale pink to red flowers.

23. Dwarf Velvet Elephant Ear

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe beharensis ‘Brown Dwarf’

Also known as Kalanchoe beharensis ‘Nana,’ this compact variety has hairy golden-bronze or white pubescent leaves.

24. Snow White

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe eriophylla

Also known as Blue Kalanchoe, it has a silver-white shimmer due to white hair on the entire plant. During early spring, beautiful four-petaled pale pink blooms appear on the plant.

25. Six Angled Kalanchoe

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe sexangularis

This succulent subshrub has ridged or squared stems and elliptical, upward-cupped, long green leaves with red-tinged scalloped margins.

26. Blooming Boxes

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe prolifera

This attractive, fast-growing variety forms opposite pairs of pinnately compound green leaves with serrated red-purple margins.

27. Elk Antlers

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Elk Antlers’

The antler-shaped green foliage has an unusual shape with maroon edges, giving this succulent a dissected foliage.

28. Copper Spoons

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe orgyalis

Also popular as Cinnamon Bear, its leaves are bronze to gray on the undersides, with cinnamon hued hair on top. It also produces a cluster of bright yellow flowers.

29. Silver Teaspoons

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe hildebrandtii

This shrubby succulent has a woody stem and smooth silver-gray leaves. The small bell-shaped white flowers appear during springs.

30. Fantastic 

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe luciae ‘Fantastic’

This striking succulent has thick and rounded eggshell-like gray-green leaves with red highlights and cream to white variegation on a basal rosette.

31. Christmas Tree Plant

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe laciniata

With tall, fleshy stems and star-shaped, green-yellow flowers, the plant is also considered as an herb, thanks to its medicinal uses.


Easy To Grow Kalanchoes

32. Mother of Thousands

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe laetivirens

This unusual succulent has large blue-green leaves with baby plantlets all over the toothed margins. Produces bell-shaped pink flowers in spring.

33. Pink Mother of Thousands

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Pink Butterflies’

‘Pink Butterflies’ is an incredibly beautiful Kalanchoe type, which produces hundreds of tiny pink butterfly-like plantlets on its leaves.

34. Panda Plant

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tomentosa

This succulent shrub has a basal woody stems with fleshy furry green leaves having brown spots on edges and tips.

35. Donkey Ears

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri

‘Donkey Ears’ is a fast-growing succulent with bronze-green ovate leaves covered in a waxy white coating and maroon-brown splotches.

36. Alligator Plant

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe daigremontiana

This unique looking Kalanchoe is often treated as a weed in warm climates, but you can grow it in containers–it’s very low maintenance.

37. Cathedral Bells

Kalanchoe pinnata ‘Zanzibar’

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe pinnata

It features erect and hollow stems with fleshy dark green scalloped leaves and bell-shaped flowers that appear in pastel colors.

38. Chocolate Soldiers

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tomentosa ‘Chocolate Soldiers’

Also known as teddy bear cactus, this densely fine-haired succulent has narrow leaves with thick dark chocolate brown margins.

39. Mother of Millions

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tubiflora

Both the Kalanchoe tubiflora and Kalanchoe delagoensis are often called ‘Mother of Millions,’ due to their similar growth habit. While they look good in pots, you should be aware before planting them on the ground that these plants are considered invasive.

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