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I'm not too keen on changing the wall colors or adding curtains, but I would love you guys' ideas on how to add some bright yellow & green into the room. We have been planning to replace the carpet, though I might check to see if just stretching it would suffice (thanks for the suggestion, cjh4q!). I have two potted Kalanchoe plant, and one of them has been looking sick. These are strong, sturdy plants & this will be fine, but I'd check it all over, clean it up & maybe give it a fresh pot of mix. Kalanchoes grow best when temperatures remain in the 60 degrees F to 85 degrees F range; a few, short hours of temperatures in the 40 degrees F range can mean a quick death for this plant. Learn more. I'm thinking of treating the two windows as one, and running a long rod across the entire wall. The plant bloomed flowers before but now are starting to all dry out. i water once a week and would not if its still moist. I wasn't planning for such a big change but if it's best than I'd likely consider it. Brittle, dry, crispy roots are dead & can be removed. newbie in kalanchoe here, been taking care on a couple of them for a few months now then one of them suddenly had wrinkled and soft leaves and at least 2 have fallen off, though there are new sprouts and the other leaves are doing okay. I've been looking for some online today. Help! remove & discard anything that looks like that. I use a succulent pot mix that is quite porous, water them once a week, and place them indoor by the window (indirect sunlight). I think it is good to stick to a limited palate though, as you already have a lot of textural difference, which means you do not need a great deal more to complete your look, as the textures are really great already. If the stem is soft and rotting, then the plant will die if you do nothing.If the soil is staying wet at the bottom of the pot, the plant will rot and die.If the soil is not getting wet and water is flowing around it, the roots will not get the water and the plant will die. Hi. So these are the things that we suspect from the picture. It is normal for the flowers to mature and then dry up and die. You could incorporate those colors, as well. Lovely seating area! BTW, the room is 16' wide (windows to 2-story wall) and 14' long; the hearth is 7'x2'. We've done that elsewhere in the house and it has worked well. My Calandiva (Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana ‘Calandiva’) Leaves are Turning BrownCreated OnAugust 30, 2017byKARadmin17 You are here: KB Home Articles My Calandiva (Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana 'Calandiva') Leaves are Turning Brown < BackQuestion: I bought a calandiva a few month ago. The stem is quite sturdy though. We are put the finishing touches with accessories, but I'm having a hard time finding the right accents to bring a bright yellow/lime green touch to the room. I have not had success with rooting leaves, but nearly everyone else has! The other plant with yellow flowers are doing well. Unpot the plant and look at the roots. Every week see the 10 best gardening photos to inspire your gardening projects. If I got a low-pile carpet could I put an area rug on top of it? Another BUT ..because I wouldn't want to use my existing table, I'd want a lower table with better chairs. Not only leaves are rotting, but stems look like it too - looking at the photos, there is lots of very black looking areas: so your saying rina_Ontario,Canada thaT this plant is bound to die?and yeah the stems are dark in color compared to the other plant that i have..should i just salvage the remaining healthy parts of the plant and let it grow to a new one? Use these convenient icons to share this page on various social media platforms: Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread. I'm also tossing around ideas like solid green throw pillows, solid cushion on top of the stone in front of the fireplace, flowers/vases on the fireplace mantle, and some sort of plant in the corner by the windows. Cut back to clean & healthy tissue. I have two potted Kalanchoe plant, and one of them has been looking sick. Would you extend the built-in across the diagonal opening? I attached a picture so you could see the wall. The photo is not very clear. It also looks like it's not getting sufficient light since it's rather pale and etiolated. thanks for that Karen R. Sternberg, as of now the plant is potted in the pot it was sold in with, lots of holes for drainage. Wait a few days to water.