Our farms grow over 200 different succulent varieties in order to make unique and interesting combinations that appeal to everyone. Since each Succulent Creations product may vary slightly, we've listed a few of our most common varieties below to help identify some plants in your specific container.
Echeveria type succulents are well-known for their rosette shape and beautiful coloring. They are easy to care for and drought tolerant making them a popular succulent. Echeveria grow best in bright light. Knowing when to water your plant is important. You'll water moderately, but allow soil to dry to the touch before watering again. Be sure to keep your Echeveria in well-draining containers. These plants already store water in their leaves. They'll begin to shrivel if their water storage is low or you may find them to be soft and squishy if given too much water. Echeveria requires little fertilizer.
Aloe is a widely known succulent that is easy to care for and ideal for window or patio use. Aloe grows best in bright to direct sunlight. It's a drought tolerant plant which requires water when soil is dry to the touch. Allow to dry between watering's. If planning to use Aloe for pharmaceutical purposes, we recommend contacting your physician prior to doing so. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Crassula is a low maintenance plant that stays small making it ideal for little containers. The foliage is green with the tips turning red at times. Crassula grows best in bright light. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Allow to dry before watering again. Crassula requires little fertilizer. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Gasteria varieties have distinct triangular upright leaves and characteristic leaf patterns that are spotted with white. Also know as "ox tongue" due to the rough texture of the leaves. Gasteria plants are very hardy making them ideal for consumers to easily care for. They grow best in bright light and require little fertilizer. Water once dry to the touch and allow the soil to dry in between waterings. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Haworthia is an attractive and interesting plant that requires minimal care. Some varieties have horizontal white stripes, which have given this plant the zebra nickname, while others may have lifted white spots or speckles. Place in bright light and water thoroughly once soil has dried to the touch. If you notice the green color fading, your Haworthia needs more light. This plant can be grown in small, unique containers as long as they are well-draining. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Kalanchoe come in several varieties. Some Kalanchoe are popular for their velvety leaves with spotted coloring on the tips. Others have smooth, paddle like leaves with spotted or colored tips. It's a low-maintenance plant which grows best in bright light. Water thoroughly when dry to the touch and allow the soil to dry between waterings. Little fertilizer is required for Kalanchoe. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Flowering Kalanchoe plants come in a range of vibrant colors making them a great choice to add to your container.
Portulaca is a small-leaved succulent with dark green, light green or variegated leaves with reddish colored stems. It's an ideal plant for pots or hanging baskets and requires minimal care. Place in bright light and water once soil is dry to the touch. Do not allow to freeze. Temperature 55° to 90°.
Sedum is a spreading succulent with tiny leaves, which makes for a nice ground cover or container plant. Sedum grows best in direct light. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Allow soil to dry in between waterings. Sedum can be fertilized monthly with a water soluble plant food. Cold hardy plant. Temperature -20° to 90°.
Sempervivum is a low spreading succulent with assorted foliage colors that produces offshoots each year. Commonly known as a Hen and Chick plant. These grow best in direct light. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Allow soil to dry between waterings. Cold hardy plant. Temperature -20° to 90°.