Paddle Plant – A Great Winter Houseplant

I am looking out across the frozen tundra as I write this dreaming of warmers days and soil that can actually be worked in. Winter is oppressive. This year has been worse than most by a long shot so when I come across indoor gardening or plant ideas I jump at the chance to share. This post is by our friend and regular contributor, Alison McPherson of Chuckle Farm.


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The Paddle Plant   Talk about a conversation-starter. The Kalanchoe luciae, also known as the Paddle Plant, is a colorful, sculptural succulent that is just gorgeous. Its large, flat leaf rosettes turn red in high sun. When growing it indoors, it needs…

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