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 Would You Like to Know Which Succulent Plants Grow Best in the Winter?

Frost-Resistant Beauties: Top Winter Succulents


Succulent Plants that Grow Best in Snow


There are certain cold-hardy succulents that are best prepared for winter conditions, since they can tolerate cooler temperatures and the lower light season.

Here are just a few of the amazing succulents that thrive in winter:


  1. Sempervivum (Hens and Chicks):

    • Hens and Chicks are frost tolerant succulents that often show enhanced coloring during the winter. They form rosettes and can endure frost.

    • There is an extensive number of cultivated varieties and hybrids of Sempervivum, over 50, with breeders frequently creating even more selections.

    • These variations often exhibit a wide range of colors, textures, and growth habits.

    • Sempervivum Succulent Plant
  2. Sedum (Stonecrop):

    • Many Sedum varieties, such as Sedum spectabile and Sedum rupestre, are able to maintain their form and color in colder temperatures. They're winter resistant succulents.

    • The number of Sedum genus plants is over 400! There are also many hybrids which add to this wide variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and growth habits.

      Sedum Succulent Plant


  3. Hylotelephium (Autumn Joy):

    • Formerly known as Sedum, Hylotelephium includes a variety of succulent plants.

    • Including the popular 'Autumn Joy,' Hylotelephium adds interest during the winter with dried flower heads that carry on through the season.

    • Autumn Joy Succulent Plant

  4. Sempervivum arachnoideum (Cobweb Houseleek):

    • There are several varieties in the Sempervivum arachnoideum succulents, commonly known as Cobweb Houseleek. These variations often show different areas of color, size, and the presence of cobweb-like fibers.

    • These unique succulents form rosettes with web-like filaments. They're cold-tolerant, winter friendly succulents.

      Cobweb Houseleek Succulent Plant

  5. Aeonium:

    • Some Aeonium varieties, such as Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop' (Black Rose), are popular for their ability to flourish in milder winter climates.

    • Also, there are many cultivated varieties,  approximately 35, and hybrids (cultivars) of Aeonium, and each of them present their own unique features when it comes to color, size, and growth habit.

    • Black Rose succulent plant
  6. Opuntia (Prickly Pear Cactus):

    • The Opuntia genus, commonly known as prickly pear cacti, is expansive and distinct, with many well-known species and varieties. There are over 300 various types within the Opuntia genus.

    • There are also countless cultivated varieties and hybrids (cultivars) of Opuntia, each with special features of pad shapes, flower colors, and growth habits.

    • Certain Opuntia species, are chilly winter succulents that can endure winter temperatures. They add an interesting hardy succulent plants to winter gardens.


      Opuntia Succulent Plant

  7. Echeveria (Hen and Chicks):

    • While some Echeverias are sensitive to frost, others, like Echeveria secunda, are more frost proof succulents and can keep their beauty through winter.

    • Echeveria secunda, usually called the "Hens and Chicks" succulent, is a specific type that is well known  for its rosette-forming growth and attractive, fleshy leaves.

      Echeveria Secunda Succulent Plant 

    • Echeveria Succulent Types

  8. Agave:

    • Agaves have over 200 recognized varieties. They are succulent plants known for their rosette-forming growth pattern that shows a wide range of shapes, sizes, colors, and leaf textures.

    • Some Agaves, like Agave parryi, are adjusted to colder climates and can handle winter succulent gardening. They are usually found in dry areas of the Americas.

      Agave Succulent Plant

  9. Yucca:

    • Yucca plants have around 40 common species, are generally cold-tolerant and can add a striking sight to winter landscapes.

    • They are different and include a variety of succulent plants known for their distinct rosettes of stiff, sword-like leaves.

    • Yucca plants come in lots of types, with different leaf colors, sizes, and how they grow. Some are specially grown and mixed together to create new kinds.

      Yucca Succulent plant

  10. Crassula ovata (Jade Plant):

    • Crassula ovata plants can withstand cooler temperatures, making them a winter succulent selection for indoor spaces and outdoor gardens in milder climates.

    • Commonly known as the Jade Plants or Money Plants, these are popular succulents with a common tree-like growth pattern and fleshy, oval-shaped leaves.

    • Crassula ovata is mainly seen as a single variety with versions of leaf color and shape. 

Succulent Jade Plant

  1. Aloe Vera:

    • Aloe vera, with its succulent leaves, can adjust to winter conditions as long as there is enough light and they are protected from freezing cold temperatures.

    • Aloe vera is a broadly grown succulent known for its medicinal properties and various uses and is mostly seen as a single species with specific features.

      Aloe Vera Succulent Plant

  2. Haworthia:

    • Many Haworthia succulents, such as Haworthia attenuata (Zebra Plant), are best suited for indoor environments during the winter.

    • There are around 150 recognized species in the genus. Haworthias are described by rosette-forming growth habits, often accenting fleshy leaves with intricate patterns and textures.

    • Within the Haworthia genus, there are also many cultivated varieties and hybrids that show a wide extent of leaf colors, shapes, and sizes.

      Haworthia Succuelt Plant

While these succulents are more able to handle winter conditions, it's important to consider the specific climate and conditions in your location.

In addition, providing well-draining soil and protecting plants from extreme cold and excessive moisture is necessary for their winter survival.

So now we have a better idea of which succulent plants grow best in the Winter!




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