Kalanchoe pinnata

Kalanchoe: Kalanchoe pinnata

Kalanchoes are characterized by opening their vibrant colorful flowers by growing new cells on the inner surface of the petals to force them outwards, and on the outside of the petals to close them. Cultivated as ornamental houseplants and rock or succulent garden plants hence its thick leaves and foliage. Commonly purchased during the Chinese New Year for decorative purposes.