Blooming Kalanchoe Plant Care Guide

Tropical Africa, Asia and Madagascar.
Thrives in bright, indirect sunlight indoors and at least 8 hours of direct sunlight outdoors. Avoid direct sun exposure.
For it to bloom, it requires a period of six weeks with 14 hours of darkness. Around four months after this dark period, kalanchoes will bloom with colorful flowers. Dead head the stalk with clean snips once blooms have dried and fallen off.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Adjust frequency based on light intensity. Use well-drained, sandy soil. Avoid overwatering; this succulent can tolerate slight drought.
Fun Fact
Kalanchoes exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.
Sad Plant Signs
Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Under-watered
Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered
Leaf spots: Fungal infection or mineral buildup from tap water. Use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil.