Kalanchoe thyrsiflora is a species of Kalanchoe, native to South Africa. Paddle Plant is an unusual-looking succulent that grows in a rosette of flat, round leaves. It adds bold texture and form to a succulent dish garden.
The gray-green leaves grow to about 6 in long and will become tinged in red when exposed to sun. Mature plants may produce a spike of fragrant, yellow flowers in spring. Heat tolerant, hardy zone 9+ and adaptable as a Houseplant.
Other Names: Paddle Plant, Flapjacks, Desert Cabbage, White Lady, Geelplakkie, Meelplakkie, Plakkie, Paddle Plant, Flap Jack, Dog Tounge Plant, White Bird's Brandy