16 Statement Succulents For Your Indoor Garden

From the very small to the very tall, succulent crops are a splendidly uncomplicated manner so as to add persona and pizzazz to your indoor backyard. They not often undergo points with pests and ailments, and lots of are winter bloomers, bringing much-needed aptitude to the dreariest time of yr.

If you wish to add coloration and curiosity to your houseplant assortment when many crops are dormant, you will have a lot to select from. Listed below are 16 of my favourite flashy succulents with fantastic flowers and gorgeous foliage to make a splash within the indoor backyard. 

Seashore Bells

Begin with a Kalanchoe, like ‘Seashore Bells,’ identified for its vibrant leaves and bell-shaped flowers.
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Kalanchoe manginii
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Full solar to partial shade
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I’ve to start out this listing with a species of Kalanchoe as a result of this genus is residence to a number of the most gorgeous succulent crops I’ve ever seen. ‘Seashore Bells’ is a beautiful plant with vivid inexperienced leaves with crimson margins, rising alternately on crimson stems. The good crimson, pendulous flowers are bell-shaped and bloom in clusters on the high of stems. 

Kalanchoe care is sort of easy. These crops like vivid however oblique gentle for many of the day, which makes them nice indoor crops. They will tolerate some direct morning solar, however various hours will trigger the plant stress. Water ought to be sparing within the winter, beneficiant in the summertime, and average in spring and fall. 

String of Rubies

Close-up of Othonna capensis, also known as Ruby Necklace, in a plastic hanging pot in the garden. It is a distinctive succulent with a trailing and cascading growth habit. The plant features slender, cylindrical leaves that are smooth, elongated, and includes bright green color, with a touch of purple and red at the tips.
Admire the gorgeous String of Rubies succulent with red-hued leaves and charming yellow flowers.
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Othonna Capensis
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Water sparingly, enable soil to dry between watering
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I simply love this candy little string plant for its gorgeous foliage and essentially the most lovable flowers. String of Rubies is a trailing succulent with bean-shaped leaves that blush to a wonderful shade of crimson when the plant is burdened by solar or chilly. Not all stress is dangerous as a result of this coloration units this plant in a category all its personal. 

Small, yellow flowers bloom on the ends of lengthy trailing stems and switch their faces towards the sky. The scarlet foliage and sunny flowers make this a really eye-catching plant. Give this succulent loads of daylight and extra water than the typical succulent. Simply ensure to plant it in a container with glorious drainage. It seems to be significantly stunning when cascading from a dangling basket.

Black Rose Aeonium

Close-up of Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop' in a large clay pot under sunlight. Commonly known as Black Rose, is a striking succulent with a distinctive and dramatic appearance. This cultivar is renowned for its rosettes of dark, almost black, burgundy to deep purple leaves. The leaves are spoon-shaped and dense, architectural clusters at the ends of branched stems.
Improve your indoor backyard with the distinctive ‘Black Rose’ aeonium, that includes massive, darkish rosettes.
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Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’
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Brilliant oblique gentle
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Rare watering
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Mildly poisonous

This eye-catching succulent is an excellent addition to the indoor backyard. ‘Black Rose’ is a uniquely darkish purple number of aeonium that types fantastic, massive rosettes of deeply coloured leaves that lighten towards the middle, making them additional flashy. When the plant enters its summer season dormancy, the leaves curl inward and resemble a darkish, moody rosebud. 

This plant can develop into treelike in kind over time, however it grows fairly slowly, reaching three to 4 toes at maturity. It requires little water and loads of solar, so make house in a sunny spot for this plant. Between the winter and spring, it additionally produces small yellow flowers, which look fantastic towards the deep foliage. 

Chandelier Plant

Close-up of Kalanchoe delagoensis in a small white ceramic pot on a white table indoors. This plant is characterized by its upright, arching stems that are adorned with clusters of small, paddle-shaped leaves. The leaves feature serrated edges and are mottled with irregular spots. The plant produces plantlets along the edges of its leaves, giving rise to a multitude of tiny, offset plantlets resembling miniature versions of the mother plant.
The Mom of Hundreds of thousands is a charming Kalanchoe with distinctive options.
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Kalanchoe delagoensis
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Additionally identified by the identify Mom of Hundreds of thousands, this species of Kalanchoe is intriguing and a dialog starter, particularly when it’s in bloom. This plant’s skinny, branching stems and leaves are gentle inexperienced with brown markings. Alongside the margins of the leaves, a phenomenon widespread to the genus is particularly prolific on this species. 

Many small plantlets kind all alongside the perimeters of each leaf, giving this plant its nickname, Mom of Hundreds of thousands. Tall flower spikes develop from the highest of the plant and burst into massive clusters of coral-colored, bell-shaped flowers. 

Like different Kalanchoes, Chandelier Plant likes loads of vivid however oblique gentle. It wants a interval of darkness to bloom, so place it in a room that can be darkish for 14 hours per day for about six weeks within the fall. 

Burro’s Tail

Close-up of Sedum morganianum against a blurred background. The plant features long, cascading stems densely covered with small, plump, blue-green leaves. These cylindrical leaves give the appearance of a thick, trailing braid or rope.
This charming trailing succulent is low-maintenance and simple to propagate.
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Sedum morganianum
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Brilliant gentle to full solar
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Water sparingly
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Mildly poisonous

Burro’s Tail is one other eye-catching, trailing succulent. Its tightly clustered leaves develop in a steady rosette, reaching lengths of as much as 4 toes lengthy over time. These are low-maintenance and really simple to propagate by taking stem or leaf cuttings and easily laying them on high of the soil.

Though they not often bloom indoors, they will produce crimson or pink flowers. If you’d like your plant to flower, it should be uncovered to chill climate and elevated darkness within the winter. No matter its skill to flower, this can be a actually enjoyable and fascinating plant that’s sure to get loads of consideration. 

Like most succulents, Burro’s Tail is simple to take care of and prefers a little bit of neglect. Overwatering is the worst factor you are able to do for this plant. If the leaves are rising out with more room than they need to, the plant most likely wants extra daylight. An absence of solar will make this plant develop leggy, which, though not unattractive, doesn’t have the identical visible impact. 

Christmas Cactus

Close-up of a flowering Schlumbergera x buckleyi plant, commonly known as Christmas cactus, in a large clay pot. This epiphytic cactus features flattened, segmented stems that cascade gracefully, forming arching branches. The stems are adorned with fleshy, serrated green leaves. Schlumbergera x buckleyi blooms with showy, tubular flowers of bright pink color.
Christmas Cactus, a year-round magnificence, reveals gorgeous winter blooms with minimal care.
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Schlumbergera x buckleyi
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Brilliant oblique gentle
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Preserve soil constantly moist
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Non-toxic

For many of the yr, Christmas Cactus is a reasonably and distinctive plant with segmented stems that blush if uncovered to direct solar or chilly temperatures. Within the winter, this plant, which is definitely a succulent relatively than a cactus, exhibits off in a significant manner. 

This plant and its cousin, the Thanksgiving Cactus, produce actually fantastic blooms within the late fall and winter seasons. Like most succulents on this listing, the mix of shortening sunlight hours and cooling temperatures induce blooming, so exposing your plant to those parts within the fall will lead to higher flowering. 

Neglect is the phrase by way of care. Christmas Cactus crops don’t want a lot consideration. They like oblique or filtered gentle and solely have to be watered when the soil dries out. Over time, these crops can develop fairly massive and kind thick, woody stems on the base. 

African Milk Tree

Close-up of Euphorbia trigona, commonly known as African Milk Tree, in a bright green pot against a gray wall. It is a distinctive succulent with an upright and branching growth habit. The plant features tall, segmented stems that grow vertically and resemble the form of a candelabra. The stems have distinct ridges with sharp spines along the edges and are a rich green color, developing purple highlights.
Quick-growing and low-maintenance, the African Milk Tree thrives in vivid gentle and withstands neglect.
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Euphorbia trigona
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Full solar
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Mildly poisonous

African Milk Tree is a good plant within the Euphorbia genus, which incorporates poinsettias. These crops all produce a milky sap, which is poisonous to folks and animals, so maintain this one out of attain of curious arms. It’s a quick grower, gaining one to 2 toes yearly till reaching a mature peak of about 9 toes. 

Alongside the perimeters of the stems develop stiff, pointed spines that alternate with paddle-like leaves. African Milk Tree loves as a lot gentle as potential however will flip purple when burdened by chilly temperatures. When you often overlook to water houseplants, this can be a nice choice as a result of it prefers to be ignored more often than not.

Coral Bells

Close-up of a flowering Kalanchoe uniflora 'Coral Bells' plant against a blurred background. This cultivar showcases trailing habit with long and slender stems covered with fleshy, bright green leaves growing in pairs. At the ends of the stems there are inflorescences that hold small clusters of bright pink, bell-shaped flowers.
This beautiful epiphytic Kalanchoe thrives in vivid gentle and rewards with pink blooms.
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Kalanchoe uniflora
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Brilliant oblique gentle
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When you couldn’t inform by now, I actually like Kalanchoes! ‘Coral Bells’ is an excellent epiphytic species with a trailing behavior and makes a pleasant hanging plant (however don’t confuse it with the opposite totally completely different plant with the identical identify). The stems are lengthy and slender, reaching as much as 4 toes, with fleshy, vivid inexperienced leaves rising in pairs. On the finish of those stems are branching inflorescences.

Every inflorescence holds small clusters of vivid pink, bell-shaped flowers that dangle pendulous as they get heavier. Brilliant oblique gentle or partial solar are the perfect circumstances for ‘Coral Bells.’ Like different Kalanchoes, it requires some darkish and funky climate to induce blooming, however it’s effectively definitely worth the effort. 

Mexican Peacock 

Top view, close-up of Echeveria peacockii in a clay pot on a wooden table. This rosette-forming plant features fleshy, spoon-shaped leaves with a silvery-blue hue and delicate pink margins.
This hanging Echeveria boasts pale blue leaves with pink edges and vibrant flowers.
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Echeveria peacockii
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Full solar
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Echeveria are stunning succulent crops with tight rosettes of pointed leaves and gorgeous floral shows. The Mexican Peacock is a very fairly species with luminous, pale blue leaves. The ends of those leaves blush when uncovered to chilly or direct solar, giving them a heat glow throughout the perimeters. 

Like different Echeveria, the Mexican Peacock produces a tall, fleshy stem in the summertime that bears vivid, coral-colored, bell-shaped flowers. It produces offsets bountifully, making a carpet of rosettes rapidly. It is rather simply propagated and low upkeep. Give this plant loads of daylight and water sparingly. 

Ruby Blush Chenille Plant

Top view, close-up of Echeveria pulvinata 'Ruby Blush' on a blurred clay pot background. This cultivar forms tight rosettes of densely packed, spoon-shaped leaves that exhibit a velvety texture and a striking blend of green and reddish hues. The leaves are coated in fine, silvery hairs. 'Ruby Blush' intensifies its red tones, especially along the leaf margins, in response to sun exposure or stress.
Ruby Blush options gentle, flocked scarlet leaves with a velvety texture and orange and yellow flowers.
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Echeveria pulvinata ‘Ruby Blush’
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This cuddly succulent is without doubt one of the most richly coloured Echeverias and has beautiful, gentle, flocked leaves. Unfastened rosettes of fats, fleshy leaves are gentle grey-green when immature, however when uncovered to full solar, they deepen to a positively magical shade of scarlet. Every leaf is roofed briefly silver hairs that make the plant feel and appear gentle and velvety. 

If the foliage isn’t sufficient to promote you on this succulent, it flowers additionally! In winter, as much as one-foot tall inflorescences sprout with clustered vivid orange and yellow flowers on the high. Ruby Blush is simple to propagate. It prefers full solar and occasional watering. Don’t ever let this plant sit within the water. Overabundant moisture will rot the roots and leaves. 

Cathedral Window Haworthia

Close-up of Haworthia cymbiformis in a white ceramic pot against a blurred background. This succulent plant has a rosette-like arrangement of thick, fleshy leaves. The leaves are triangular or boat-shaped, possessing translucent areas near the tips that resemble windows, allowing sunlight to filter through.
Cathedral Window Haworthia, named for its translucent leaves, is an easy-to-care-for succulent.
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Haworthia cymbiformis
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Brilliant oblique gentle or partial solar
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Water sparingly
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Cathedral Window Haworthia is a quiet magnificence that can be a dialog starter along with your plant-loving mates. The identify comes from the looks of the leaves, that are thick and fleshy, however relatively than an opaque outer membrane, the highest of the leaves have a translucent look. 

Haworthias are simple to take care of. They like an excessive amount of oblique gentle however may also develop in partial solar. They’re simple to propagate and take care of. If the leaves look pale and elongated, your haworthia most likely wants extra gentle. A purple blush means give it extra shade. 

Pagoda Village Crassula

Close-up of Crassula capitella var. thyrsiflora 'Pagoda Village' in a small pot in a man's hand, against a background of green grass. This cultivar forms dense clusters of tightly packed, triangular leaves that stack up along stems, resembling miniature pagodas. The leaves have a reddish-purple hue due to exposure to the sun.
This eye-catching succulent with stacked rosettes boasts breathtaking blooms and a trailing behavior.
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Crassula capitella var. thyrsiflora ‘Pagoda Village’
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Mildly poisonous

Nobody will overlook this fascinating crassula plant. The tightly stacked rosettes of triangular leaves row vertically, giving the plant its widespread identify, ‘Pagoda Village’. A number of stems in a cluster look like a sequence of multi-level pagodas rising from the bottom.

The blooming behavior is breathtaking, with pale pink blossoms peeking out between every layer of pointed leaves. Because the plant ages, it usually takes on a trailing behavior, spilling over the aspect of its container. Stress brought on by solar publicity, drought, or chilly will trigger the foliage to flush a surprising burgundy coloration. 

Flaming Katy

Close-up of a potted plant Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, commonly known as Flaming Katy, indoors on a black coffee table. It grows compactly and is characterized by fleshy, glossy, dark green leaves that are scalloped along the edges. The plant produces clusters of small, vividly pink flowers. These vibrant blooms form dense, rounded umbels that stand out against the succulent foliage.
Discover the varied and reliable types of Okay. blossfeldiana, excellent for winter blooms.
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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana ‘Flaming Katy’
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Full solar to partial shade
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Permit soil to dry out between watering
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All types of Okay. blossfeldiana are fantastic, blooming succulents. Selecting only one to share with you was tough, and I extremely encourage you to discover all the attractive varieties. I’ve, in luck, inherited a number of of those crops, and the dependability of their flowers brings me pleasure within the coldest months when little else is blooming. 

Preserve your blossfeldianas in vivid however oblique gentle all day. Placing them outdoors on a lined porch or patio for just a few weeks within the fall will improve their blooms, making a spectacle of fantastic flowers towards thick, fleshy, lobed leaves. The flowers can develop in a single or double-petal kind, and beneath the precise circumstances, massive clusters of flowers ought to kind on the finish of every department in winter.

White Velvet

Close-up of a succulent plant Tradescantia sillamontana, commonly known as White Velvet, in a terracotta pot. This plant features trailing stems adorned with densely packed, lance-shaped leaves that are covered in fine, silvery-white hairs, giving them a velvety texture. The leaves have a green base color. Tradescantia sillamontana produces small, three-petaled, pink to pale lavender flowers that emerge from clusters of bracts.
‘White Velvet’ tradescantia is a low-maintenance stunner with charming foliage and orchid-purple flowers.
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Tradescantia sillamontana 
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Partial shade
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For a really easygoing plant with eye-catching foliage and flowers, ‘White Velvet’ is a stunner. This plant has completely different names, so the scientific identify might be finest in the event you’re in search of your individual cultivar. Outside, ‘White Velvet’ acts as a floor cowl, however it has a cascading behavior in a container. 

The sunshine inexperienced leaves are flocked with silvery hairs, and orchid purple flowers pop up on the ends of branches for an exquisite distinction. This relative of zebrina has all the identical rising habits and related wants, however the look is exclusive and crowd pleasing. 

Million Hearts

Close-up of a succulent plant Dischidia ruscifolia, commonly known as Million Hearts, in a black hanging pot. This epiphytic plant features slender, elongated leaves that closely resemble the shape of hearts, densely arranged along trailing stems. The leaves are glossy green.
It is a pleasant, trailing succulent with heart-shaped leaves and occasional white flowers.
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Dischidia ruscifolia
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Brilliant oblique gentle
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Preserve soil constantly moist
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Million Hearts is the proper technique to unfold love and happiness to your plant-loving family members. This candy, delicate, trailing succulent lives as much as its identify, with small heart-shaped leaves in huge portions. Underneath the precise circumstances, this plant will produce many fairly, white flowers to mingle with its beautiful leaves. 

Loads of vivid, oblique gentle is required to take care of this succulent. In contrast to another succulents, Million Hearts likes a good quantity of water. When the soil is sort of dry, ensure to soak this plant effectively. Its temperature desire of 65°-85°F makes this an excellent houseplant. Excessive humidity will make this plant even happier. 

Pink Butterflies

Top view, close-up of Kalanchoe x houghtonii 'Pink Butterflies' against a blurred clay pot background. This cultivar forms compact rosettes of fleshy, scalloped leaves that are green with edges adorned in soft shades of pink. The unique coloration gives the impression of delicate "butterflies" fluttering along the leaf margins.
It is a charming Kalanchoe with cotton sweet pink plantlets, low upkeep, and a singular look.
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Kalanchoe x houghtonii ‘Pink Butterflies
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Brilliant oblique gentle
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We began with a Kalanchoe, and I’d prefer to wrap up with one other. These actually are a number of the most fantastic, stunning succulents. Pink Butterflies could be very related in look to the Chandelier Plant, with one very distinctive distinction. The tiny plantlets that develop alongside the margins of every leaf are cotton sweet pink. 

These candy plantlets are fragile, so avoiding dealing with or jostling them round is finest. Luckily, they require little or no upkeep. For many of the day, vivid, oblique gentle will maintain Pink Butterflies wanting its finest. Solely water when the soil is dry to the contact. The flowers are much less spectacular than some varieties, however the leaves make up for it!

Remaining Ideas

With so many stunning and low-maintenance succulents accessible, you might need bother selecting only one so as to add to your indoor backyard. I extremely suggest selecting up no less than one species of Kalanchoe for its glorious winter blooming habits and spectacular floral shows. Whichever succulent you select, including certainly one of these crops is for certain to please the attention and the soul… or soil, because the case could also be.

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