These easy-care plants add bold forms and color to your home garden, and they are easy to care for.
- Echeveria perform splendidly in containers and grow well in garden beds in mild-summer areas.
- Sedum. These primarily low-growing succulents are excellent to trail over the edges of containers.
- Aeonium. With their bold forms and upright growth habit, they’re a natural choice for accent plants in garden beds and containers.
- Agave. Their architectural shapes are particularly stunning silhouetted against walls and hedges.
- Dudleya. The fleshy rosettes are covered by a chalky powder giving them the appearance of being freshly dusted with powdered sugar.
- Aloe. These showy succulents make great accents to Spanish-style and desert gardens.
- Cotyledon. These South African natives are characterized by forming opposing pairs of fleshy leaves.
- Crassula. All thrive with little water and well-draining soil.
- Sempervivum. The tightly packed rosettes of Sempervivum spread by forming tiny off-shoots from parent rosettes.
- Graptopetalum. If plants get too leggy, snap off long-stemmed rosettes and allow to root in dry soil for more plants.
- Kalanchoe. All grow well in full sun or light shade with little care.
- Senecio. Add to garden beds for calming swaths of blue or grow in containers in full sun.