In March-April 2001 issue of the Cactus and Succulent Journal this confusion of names is discussed in an article by John Trager with a picture of the true Kalanchoe thyrsiflora. The leaves are thick, rounded, clamshell-like, up to 6 inches (15 cm) long, up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) wide, and emerge from the basal rosette. This is a great new form of the very popular "Oyster Plant" or "Paddle Plant. An excellent variegated form of the Kalanchoe luciae, aka Paddle Plant or Flapjack Plant.

Kalanchoe thyrsiflora 'Tricolor' is a variegated type, with pink, green and white markings. Other closely related plants are Kalanchoe luciae, which tends to have less bloom, and slightly different shaped foliage. Discover (and save!)
Other Tips. Kalanchoe 'Fantastic' receiveid US patent 21,945 in May 2011. K. thyrsiflora does not blush red like the K. luciae - thyrsiflora has chalkier greenish … The Paddle Plant has a new fashionable look this year! 15-sep-2012 - Explore Kelley Macdonald's photos on Flickr. This is NOT kalanchoe thyrsiflora....they are often confused in the succulent retail world. Jan 16, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Christina Walker. Kalanchoe luciae cv. "Big drama just became high drama with brilliantly margined flapjack succulent foliage. Read on for tips on growing paddle plants. See The thread "Kalanchoe luciae" in Plant Database forum Kelley Macdonald has uploaded 4098 photos to Flickr.

Fantastic Dave Fell; Notes: Kalanchoe luciae has commonly been misidentified as Kalachoe thrysiflora which it resembles. Neutral: On Nov 14, 2012, BayAreaTropics from Hayward, CA wrote: 3.7k. The plant is also known as red pancake because the leaves frequently take on a reddish or deep pink tint during the winter. Sweetstuff "Candy" has uploaded 2832 photos to Flickr. Unusual Plants Cool Plants Air Plants Indoor Plants Growing Succulents Cacti And Succulents Planting Succulents Planting Flowers Cactus E Suculentas. Sweetstuff "Candy" has uploaded 2832 photos to Flickr. Some sources say Kalanchoe luciae 'Fantastic' is the same plant as K. thyrsiflora 'Tricolor', others think they are different species; they're mixed up in the trade and go under both names. The Kalanchoe luciae ‘Fantastic’ is very often misidentified and mislabeled as Kalanchoe thyrsiflora. Kalanchoe "Fantastic" Paddle plant (K. luciae) makes a dramatic 1- to 2-foot-tall plant. As with the species (non-variegated form) this plant is most often marketed using the name Kalanchoe thyrsiflora (in this case as Kalanchoe thyrsiflora 'Fantastic) but it is actually a cultivar of the similar Kalanchoe luciae. Kalanchoe Luciae 'Fantastic' variation is such a pretty little plant. Also known as flapjack paddle plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora), this succulent kalanchoe plant has with thick, rounded, paddle-shaped leaves. The genus Kalanchoe occurs most abundantly in Madagascar but also throughout Africa, Cyprus, Indochina and Malaysia.It is a very well-known group and has become … I just read of this new cultivar in a trade magazine this month. The Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’ still has an active patent. The Kalanchoe luciae ‘Fantastic’ will attract hummingbirds.
Article by Rawiwan Lieng. This is indeed a truly 'Fantastic' new selection from Hawaiian Sunshine Nursery with brilliant showy variegation--a very collectable "Silver Dollar" plant indeed! Feb 28, 2018 - Explore Sweetstuff "Candy"'s photos on Flickr. your own Pins on Pinterest ‘Fantastic’ has all the positive traits of the non-variegated form with the addition of a rich yellow variegation that accents the red blush on the leaves. In summer time almost the entire leave turn bright red. Adanson, who derived the genus name from the Chinese epithet for one of the species, described the genus Kalanchoe in 1763. People also love these ideas. As with the species (non-variegated form) this plant is most often marketed using the name Kalanchoe thyrsiflora (in this case as Kalanchoe thyrsiflora 'Fantastic) but it is actually a cultivar of the similar Kalanchoe luciae. Kalanchoe 'Fantastic' Explore Sweetstuff "Candy"'s photos on Flickr. In the standard plant, oval to clamshell-shaped, thick, gray-green leaves are set in a basal rosette. Kalanchoe 'Fantastic' receiveid US patent 21,945 in May 2011. Check out Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ‘Fantastic’ with its red highlights! Just an FYI regarding Flapjacks (Kalanchoe luciae 'Fantastic') Given the changes to accepted taxon names per the COL, I changed the species of this entry back to K. thyrsiflora as per the patent. It has green and yellow color on the paddle leaves and the tip is bright pink to red in cold condition/temperature. Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ‘Fantastic’ is a new variegated version of the popular flapjack/paddle plant.David Fell of Hawaiian Sunshine Nursery Inc. discovered the uniquely variegated plant growing at his nursery. The species name luciae honours Lucy Dufour, for whom this species was named by Raymond Hamet in 1908..