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by Michael
(Oceanside, CA)


Ihave the plant in the photo attached that I want to cut back and plant the cuttings. I’m told it’s an aeonium, but I cn’t find it on any web page. Can you help?

Comments for Michael C

Oct 02, 2020
by: Jacki Cammidge, Certified Horticulturist

There are very few, if any, Aeonium that are blue green, so it’s no surprise that you can’t find it. This is more likely to be one of the many Kalanchoe. More on the species here;

It’s likely to be something like Kalanchoe ‘lavender scallops’ or similar. When it gets to flowering size, the blooms will sort it out, as they’re very distinctive.

Anyway, no matter what it is, the cuttings should root just fine in dry potting soil mixed with gravel or cactus soil (make sure it’s pasteurized).