Tuesday, May 25, 2021

A Mexican Hat is a Good Flower to Attract Butterfly - Pet and Hobby 22

Fig 01- A Mexican hat flower with green stalk

What interesting of a Mexican hat flower?

I like to see its leafless stalk, look like a “peak” of Mexican hat at glance. Its colors could be:

- green
- brown

The flower has scientific name Kalanchoe daigremontiana, formerly called as Bryophyllum daigremontianum.

In addition to Mexican hat flower, its other common names are:

- mother of thousands
- alligator plant

From internet searching, the native of this flower at least come from three different places:

- American Midwest
- North Mexico
- Madagascar


Fig 02- Brown stalk of Mexican hat flower


Fig 03- Several Mexican hat flowers in the garden.

Mexican hat flowers can be found in almost all states of America and even to several states of Canada

The blooming is around mid summer until fall, about two months. The plant produced flowers with colors of:

- dark red yellow
- brown
- orange
- yellow

Since its rich of nectar and attractive colors, people grow this flower in the garden to attract:

- butterfly
- bee

# Relevant post:

- Health and Dynamic Life: The Attractive Flower to Butterflies, hummingbirds and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18

24 comments:

  1. ...this is a beauty and it easy to see how it get its name!

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  2. What a lovely, colorful plant! I like its aliases too. :)

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      A Mexican Hat is a Good Flower to Attract Butterfly - Pet and Hobby 22
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      Fig 01- A Mexican hat flower with green stalk

      What interesting of a Mexican hat flower?

      I like to see its leafless stalk, look like a “peak” of Mexican hat at glance. Its colors could be:

      - green
      - brown

      The flower has scientific name Kalanchoe daigremontiana, formerly called as Bryophyllum daigremontianum.

      In addition to Mexican hat flower, its other common names are:
      - mother of thousands
      - alligator plant

      From internet searching, the native of this flower at least come from three different places:

      - American Midwest
      - North Mexico
      - Madagascar

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  3. Elle est jolie et originale cette fleur, je n'en avais jamais vu.
    Bonne journée

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  4. This is beauty, I have never seen this flowers:) thanks for your sharing,..

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      Fig 02- Brown stalk of Mexican hat flower

      Fig 03- Several Mexican hat flowers in the garden.

      Mexican hat flowers can be found in almost all states of America and even to several states of Canada

      The blooming is around mid summer until fall, about two months. The plant produced flowers with colors of:

      - dark red yellow
      - brown
      - orange
      - yellow
      Since its rich of nectar and attractive colors, people grow this flower in the garden to attract:

      - butterfly
      - bee
      # Relevant post:

      - Health and Dynamic Life: The Attractive Flower to Butterflies, hummingbirds and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18

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  5. Hola Tanza, Bonita planta, no la había visto nunca.
    Feliz día.
    Saludos

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  6. What a lovely Mexican hat flower! Its Colors are beautiful.

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  7. In Canada we do not have states, we have provinces.

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      A Mexican Hat is a Good Flower to Attract Butterfly - Pet and Hobby 22
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      Fig 01- A Mexican hat flower with green stalk

      What interesting of a Mexican hat flower?

      I like to see its leafless stalk, look like a “peak” of Mexican hat at glance. Its colors could be:

      - green
      - brown

      The flower has scientific name Kalanchoe daigremontiana, formerly called as Bryophyllum daigremontianum.

      In addition to Mexican hat flower, its other common names are:
      - mother of thousands
      - alligator plant

      From internet searching, the native of this flower at least come from three different places:

      - American Midwest
      - North Mexico
      - Madagascar

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  8. So funny! 😀 No wonder it attracts butterflies.

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  9. Are these the same as "Indian blankets"? They look a lot like these except for the center. Nice to know about these for a butterfly garden!

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  10. Wonderful post. Oh, there are some names I know for flowers that might put me on the do not associate list. But they were names my grandparents told me. Thanks for the post.

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      Fig 02- Brown stalk of Mexican hat flower

      Fig 03- Several Mexican hat flowers in the garden.

      Mexican hat flowers can be found in almost all states of America and even to several states of Canada

      The blooming is around mid summer until fall, about two months. The plant produced flowers with colors of:

      - dark red yellow
      - brown
      - orange
      - yellow
      Since its rich of nectar and attractive colors, people grow this flower in the garden to attract:

      - butterfly
      - bee

      # Relevant post:

      - Health and Dynamic Life: The Attractive Flower to Butterflies, hummingbirds and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18

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  11. Very pretty, I never saw one before.

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  12. Tanza, I've never seen a Mexican Hat Flower before either. Very pretty! We'll have to check our local greenhouses for these plants. Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  13. This flower is very interesting 😊

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    1. I think so....


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      A Mexican Hat is a Good Flower to Attract Butterfly - Pet and Hobby 22
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      Fig 01- A Mexican hat flower with green stalk

      What interesting of a Mexican hat flower?

      I like to see its leafless stalk, look like a “peak” of Mexican hat at glance. Its colors could be:

      - green
      - brown

      The flower has scientific name Kalanchoe daigremontiana, formerly called as Bryophyllum daigremontianum.

      In addition to Mexican hat flower, its other common names are:
      - mother of thousands
      - alligator plant

      From internet searching, the native of this flower at least come from three different places:

      - American Midwest
      - North Mexico
      - Madagascar

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  14. It is an unusual bloom but a beauty nonetheless.

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  15. What gorgeous flower ~ and great post ~ thanks ~ Xo

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    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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    1. Indeed...


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      A Mexican Hat is a Good Flower to Attract Butterfly - Pet and Hobby 22
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      Fig 02- Brown stalk of Mexican hat flower

      Fig 03- Several Mexican hat flowers in the garden.

      Mexican hat flowers can be found in almost all states of America and even to several states of Canada

      The blooming is around mid summer until fall, about two months. The plant produced flowers with colors of:

      - dark red yellow
      - brown
      - orange
      - yellow
      Since its rich of nectar and attractive colors, people grow this flower in the garden to attract:

      - butterfly
      - bee

      # Relevant post:

      - Health and Dynamic Life: The Attractive Flower to Butterflies, hummingbirds and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18

      Delete
  16. Interesting name for a flower!!

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