As summer rolls in, it’s time to add a splash of color to our homes, whether you have a garden, lawn, or window box. Why not choose pink succulents?
Succulents come in a wide variety of colors, but the internet is becoming obsessed with its pink variety. These blossoms can be soft pink to bright pink, solid pink to smidges of pink along other colors. Whichever kind you choose, these succulents will add a warm brightness to your home.
12 Stunning Types of Pink Succulents
The Echeveria laui come from Oaxaca, Mexico, and can grow up to six inches in height. Their flowers look similar to roses that are about five inches around. Its grey-blue color on the wide leaves complements the pink blossoms perfectly.
These flowers thrive best in well-drained soil in a dry patch with full access to sunshine. They don’t do well with frost and need much less water in the warmer months.
Pachyphytum Oviferum ‘Pink Moonstone’
The Pachyphytum Oviferum is also native to Central Mexico and it’s also known as the ‘Pink Moonstone.’ These flowers have touches of peach blended into the pink hue. The base color is mostly pink, but the leaves can appear blue or purplish and are covered in farina, a silver or white film.
These plants require a sunny spot, intermittent watering, and do not do well with frost.
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Sedeveria ‘Pink Granite’
Aside from their bright hue, these plants are also pet-friendly. They are a hybrid with chunky pink leaves and green stems with the minty color flowing onto the leaves. Its long stems and heavy flower cause the plant to lie down or cascade over the side of their flowerpots.
The perfect spot for Pink Granite is in sunny patches in the garden, or in brightly lit areas inside.
Sedum Rubrotinctum ‘Aurora’
The leaves of this plant are in the shape of large jelly beans, so that became their nickname. Aurora’s flowers are small and yellow-white in color, and the leaves are green from the stem and transitions into hot pink at the tips. The stems can grow up to 6 inches in length.
‘Jelly Beans’ are easy to maintain with some sunshine, good drainage, and intermittent watering.
Crassula ovata ‘Pink Beauty’
This succulent is a type of jade plant with its thick stems and glossy leaves. Pink Beauty can rise to five feet tall and almost five feet wide. The flowers are light pink and star-shaped. These jade plants are very easy to propagate too.
This plant thrives best with full sunlight exposure but can do well with partial sun if more isn’t available. Infrequent waters are best, especially in the winter.
Crassula pellucida ‘Variegata’ or ‘Calico Kitten’
This plant is native to South Africa and is renowned for its trailing, heart-shaped leaves. The stems can grow up to 12 inches, which makes them perfect for a ground cover or hanging planter. The leaves are dainty, green, and white with pink borders.
Calico Kitten grows best with partial sunlight or bright light indoors. They do not tolerate frost and must be protected during low temperatures. The good news is they are easy to grow, which makes them perfect for novice gardeners.
Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’
Here is a unique succulent with grayish-pinkish leaves that are covered in powder farina with rosettes that can grow up to six inches. In the summer months, the flowers are yellow and pink.
This plant is also easy to grow, even for beginners, with infrequent watering and using the correct type of soil.
Aloe ‘Pink Blush’
Plush Blush is a small hybrid, growing up to about one foot tall. Its leaves are different shades of green with pink edges. In the early spring, it grows short stalks with orange flowers.
One of my favorite pink succulents! This succulent is also easy to take care off. It needs infrequent watering with almost none during the winter.
Graptopetalum paraguayense ‘Ghost Plant’
This is one of the many plants named “Ghost Plant,” but it’s unique with its thick triangular leaves and a rosette pattern. The color is a twinkly pale purple or blue with sheens of pink. The more sunlight it has, the pinker it becomes.
Therefore, the Ghost Plant does well in full sunlight with infrequent watering. Some gardeners trim them to maintain a fuller, rounder shape, but others allow it to spread naturally.
Graptoveria ‘Douglas Huth’
The leaves of the Douglas Huth are thick and grayish-green with touches of slight pink. When it blooms, dainty pink flowers sprout up. It can grow to eight inches in diameter and the stems to eight inches in length.
This plant doesn’t do well in frosty conditions and prefers dry, warm environments. It’s easy to grow, especially when exposed to full sunlight, and is pet-friendly.
The Rainbow has yellow and green stripes on its leaves with pink highlights along the borders. The edges of the leaves also have a slight ruffle in texture. The rosettes can grow up to six inches in diameter.
This plant is very easy to care for, making them perfect for people who tend to be neglectful with their gardening. Use well-drained soil and proper watering techniques. They thrive in full sunlight and are harmed from frost
Kalanchoe ‘Pink Butterflies’
This plant is also known as ‘Pink Mother of Thousands.’ It has dramatic, green, spotted leaves with hints of pink. Petite pink rosettes grow at the edges of each leaf.
They enjoy plenty of indirect sunlight and require deep but infrequent watering and porous soil.