My Bryophyllum daigremontianum (Mexican Hat) is still blooming at the end of January.
Plantlets fall from the mother's leaves and immediately take root. It is easy to pluck unwanted (yet numerous) plants before they grow if you just keep an eye on them.
A If this plant didnt already have enough ways to reproduce itself... look at this: these old flowers are now supported dozens of tiny new plants!
This is why I grow this plant. Yes, it is a bit invasive. But the blooms in January make up for it. This one is 6 feet tall and in full bloom
Close-up of the 'babies'
This is actually a young plant. You can see how the plantlets grow on the leaves. this will definitely produce many other plants.
looks rather wicked to me! Dubai, United Arab Emirates zone 11
This was given to me by a friend that passed away, I need to know how to care for it
- 'These windowsill weeds, I was weeding my pots, rather than let them perish I sent them to you!' - This is how I got them from a friend in England on Jan 29th (after a journey of 6 days in the dark, wrapped up dry in a piece of paper)
This is what they looked like 11 days later, on February 9th 2003
Mother Of Thousands in bloom.
Mother Of Thousands Blossom
Mother of Thousands in Queensland, Australia, September 1995
This is my mexican hat plant. I\\\'ve had it for 3 years and it has already produced over 100 offspring.
This plant rarely blooms for me. But...when it does, it looks great.
The blooms will last for months.
I love the blooms of this plant they look like little bells
March 21, 2004
A closeup view of the plantlets forming on the leaf shown in April. (san Antonio, Tx.)
Baby plantlets growing on a plantlet still attached to the mother's leaf; first time I've seen this!
Kalanchoe diagremontiana flowers
Mother of Millions (thousands) taken on Stradbroke Island May 2004
A Bryophyllum daigremontianum (Mexican Hat) bell-shaped bloom as seen from below.
'mother of millions'
The Mother of Thousands (Mexican Hat Plant) after it has bloomed produces new plants along the stalk as shown here. The root to the left belongs to new plant on the other side of the stalk.
2005-Kalanchoe Pinnata 4016-A Volunteer baby (18" tall x 18" wide)
Inlforescence on mature plant
leaves and plantlets of Mother of Thousands
After 2 years of overwintering indoors,then summering outside in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia ,Canada
A close up of the same plant here in B.C.,but no sign of flowering after two years......Will the below 0 temp. kill it?
Mother of Thousands - Close shot. I enjoy its color and strength! Many babies off this 1yr old - 18' plant..
Mother of Thousands, Mexican Hat Plant (Bryophyllum daigremontianum) - 2 "baby" plants I gave my friend 2 years ago. They did not freeze during a low of 23° F. Mine did even though we live in the same neighborhood. Guess hers had more protection from her house than mine did. The top blooms that receive less full sun are much darker than the blooms that receive full sun most of the time (bottom right).
I love these things, but I'm not looking forward to trying to control it over the next few years.
Pic taken at Ft. DeSoto Park, FL on 1/25/06 at 11:59 am while we were on vacation.
Pic taken at Ft. DeSoto Park, FL on 1/25/06 at 12 pm while we were on vacation.
Kalanchoe daigremontiana - Mexican Hat Plant www.roccosplace.com/plants.html
As you can see the babies just drop off from the edges of the leaves.
We brought the original plant to Texas in 1977, get new plants every year. It bloomed the first time in 2003. Im sorry the pic is out of focus and it was the end of the blooming season. Ill try again next year.
Mother of "Millions"
This a plant that is about 1 month old.
A close-up of the plantlet.
A three leaved type.
Growing wild along the edge of a wooded lot across the road from me.
Closer view of foliage
Kalanchoe daigremontiana with multiple clingers just waiting to drop and reproduce.
blooms getting ready to open
in Madagascan garden, Los Angeles arboretum, winter
6/2012 aquired lots of VERY SMALL plants-photo 7/2012
A "Mexican Hat" blooming in December, NE Florida.
This plant (now several plants) originated from a single plantlet and is now around a year old.