Panda Plant

Kalanchoe tomentosa

Panda Plant  - Kalanchoe tomentosa
Panda Plant  - Kalanchoe tomentosa

Panda Plant

Kalanchoe tomentosa

A cute and cuddley succulent, the Panda Plant lives up to it's name!  Elongated oval-shaped leaves are fleshy and fuzzy; light blue-gray with dark brown speckled edges.  Kalanchoe tomentosa will grow slowly to about 24 inches tall and wide with rosettes on upright stems.  Plant in full sun to part shade, but does best when protected from hot afternoon sun or reflected heat.  Very drought tolerant and easy to maintain.  Use cactus mix when planting in pots.  Other names Kalanchoe tomentosa may be sold as are Donkey Ears, Pussy Ears, Velvet Leaf, and White Lady.  Native to Madagascar.  Can be propigated from cuttings.  Kalanchoe Hardy to about 25 deg. F.  Plant parts are toxic if ingested.  USDA Zones 9b-11.

PLEASE NOTE, ON ALL CACTI AND SUCCULENTS:  WHEN SELECTING DESIRED SIZE, 6" POTS ARE THE SAME SIZE AS 1 GALLON.  ONE GALLON POTS SIMPLY CONTAIN MORE SOIL.  NOTE THAT WHEN EITHER SIZE IS ORDERED, WE MAY SEND OUT YOUR PLANTS IN EITHER THE SHORT OR TALL CONTAINER.


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun/lite Shade

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Spring/summer

Mature Height: 1-2'

Mature Width: 1-2'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Southwestern Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Shade Plants, Cacti & Succulents


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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Zone 3 $79.00
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