Which succulents create flowers? Does every succulent bloom? While not all succulents flower readily in cultivation, many of them do. Some succulents will flower year after year if given the proper atmosphere and care. Here are 18 lovely succulents that will bloom profusely when the time comes.
Crassula–is a big succulent plant genus with approximately 200 species. The crassula kinds flower the most of all my succulent plants. Here are some flowering crassulas to add to your collection:
Crassula Ovata ‘Jade Plant’
Crassula Ovata ‘Jade plant,’ native to South Africa and Mozambique, is one of the most recognizable succulent plants. The diversity and ease of care of this plant contribute to its popularity. Crassula Ovata ‘Jade plant’ flowers are star-shaped and white or pink.
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Crassula Rupestris ‘Baby’s Necklace’
A lovely stacking plant with spiraling leaves that produce a lovely ornate pattern around the stem. The leaves are light green with scarlet red margins that intensify with more sun and cold exposure. Also, Crassula Rupestris has bright clusters of pink, white, and yellow flowers that lend a splash of color to an already vibrant plant.
Crassula Perforata ‘String of Buttons’
These are exceptionally lovely South African succulents. They spread and the leaves appear to stack on top of one another in a crisscross pattern. The leaves are bluish-green with rose pink borders around the edges. They bear clusters of tiny white and yellow flowers.
Crassula Pellucida ‘Calico Kitten’
Crassula Pellucida ‘Calico Kitten’, also known as Crassula Marginalis Rubra Variegata, is a stunning plant with several distinctive characteristics. The leaves are an assortment of hues ranging from mild to yellow-green, pink, Fuschia, and cream. When the heart-shaped leaves become extremely dry, they might turn a darker shade of purple. They produce tiny white and yellow blossoms that will make you smile.
Echeveria Elegans ‘Mexican Snowball’
This lovely echeveria is native to Mexico and features gray-green leaves with pinkish-red edges. The pink hue becomes more apparent when a plant is “stressed,” or exposed to severe heat and drought. It produces stunning, bell-shaped, vivid pink-coral flowers that bloom for weeks or perhaps months.
A blue-gray echeveria hybrid with pink leaf edges. As with other echeveria hybrids, these are low-maintenance and will bloom when they mature. Echeverias produce flowers on a tall flower stalk. In addition, there are frequently two or more flower stalks on a single plant. The brilliant pink, bell-shaped flowers remain in bloom for weeks or even months.
Echeveria ‘Doris Taylor’
A hybrid of echeveria with fuzzy silver-green leaves. Also, the plant’s leaves are coated with minute hairs, giving it a hairy look. The reddish hue of the leaf tips deepens with exposure to heat and cold. The shrub produces orange-colored, very appealing flowers.
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Senecio Rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’
Senecio Rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’ is undoubtedly one of the most sought succulent plants available. These plants are perfect for hanging or trailing, as their pea-shaped, green leaves can stretch indefinitely. They produce white, fluffy flowers with a cinnamon-like fragrance.
Senecio Radicans ‘String of Bananas’
String of Pearls and Senecio Radicans ‘String of Bananas’ are extremely close relatives. Both species are indigenous to South Africa and have trailing stems. Senecio Radicans has green, plump leaves that resemble miniature bananas. Additionally, these plants produce white, fluffy, cinnamon-vanilla-scented blooms.
Sedum Rubrotinctum ‘Jelly Bean Plant’
The small, bean-shaped, green leaves of Sedum Rubrotinctum ‘Jelly Bean Plant’, ‘Pork and Beans’, are indigenous to Mexico. When subjected to stress, increased sunlight, or cold weather, the tips of the leaves turn a deep crimson color. The growing stems are slender and sprawling. These plants produce cheerful small yellow flowers shaped like stars.
Sedum Treleasie is native to Mexico and has thick, blue-green leaves that are densely packed around the stem. The stem can reach a height of approximately 12 inches (30 cm). The tips can transition from light green to yellowish when the leaves are exposed to more sunlight. This plant may propagate quickly by creating offsets. It produces beautiful yellow, star-shaped flowers that can bloom for weeks.
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Graptopetalum Paraguayense ‘Ghost Plant’
Graptopetalum Paraguayense ‘Ghost Plant’ is an exquisite plant with delicate pastel shades. The leaves are thick, flat, and pointed. The pattern of the leaves intricately shapes the rosettes. What makes this plant more beautiful is the star-shaped flowers it produces. The flowers are white and light yellow in color.
Any of the other succulents do not produce the flowers that are produced by these succulents. There are a very great many more. There is no guarantee that a succulent plant will flower, but there are strategies to increase its likelihood. It is essential to provide succulents with the proper habitat in which to develop.