Common Name: felt bush, felt plant
Origin: Kalanchoe beharensis originates from xeriscape forests in southwestern Madagascar.
Description: The felt bush is a tree-like succulent that possesses a woody trunk, and can grow as tall as 12 feet. Leaves are very distinctive, olive-green and curled, with a dense matt of felt-like hairs across the surface. When mature, the top of leaves will become rust colored, while the bottom will turn silver or gray. Additionally, from spring to summer a panicle may form, leading to numerous reddish-orange or yellow-green flowers.
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