Velvet Elephant Ear

Kalanchoe beharensis

Velvet Elephant Ear  - Kalanchoe beharensis

Velvet Elephant Ear

Kalanchoe beharensis

A dramatic and architecturally stunning plant!  Kalanchoe beharensis can get to about 10 to 12 feet tall in it's maturity, but is typically seen anywhere from 3-6 feet tall.  The beautifully curved leaves a large and bold, soft and fuzzy to the touch.  They range in tone from a light gray to a light copper color.  Velvet Elephant Ears can be planted in sun or shade and is quite drought tolerant.  It produces a great little bloom in Winter, but mainly this plant is used for it's foliage.  Native to Madagascar, hardy to about 32 deg. F.  All plant parts are toxic if ingested.

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: Sun Or Shade

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Winter

Mature Height: 7-9'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, 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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List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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