Succulents come in a range of different shapes and sizes. The most beautiful ones are often the most difficult to find in the wild. Are you curious to find out more? Look no further because we have prepared a list for you!
Some of these are Othonna Capensis, Pachyphytum Compactum, Conophytum subglobosum, Baseball plant, Graptoveria, Plover eggs, Aloe helenae and Discocactus.
|Name of Succulent||Scientific name|
|Ruby necklace||Othonna Capensis|
|Little Jewel||Pachyphytum Compactum|
|Living pebbles||Conophytum subglobosum|
|Seven Stars Cactus||Ariocarpus Trigonus|
|Paper Spine Cactus||Tephrocactus Articulatus|
|Baseball plant||Euphorbia obesa|
|Calico Hearts||Adromischus Maculatus|
|Blue Rose Echeveria||Echeveria X Imbricata|
|Mexican Hens and Chicks||Echeveria elegans|
|Plover Eggs||Adromischus cooperi|
|Crinkle Leaf Plant||Adromischus cristatus|
|Pebbled Tiger Jaws||Faucaria Tuberculosa|
|Haworthia-leaved Aloe||Aloe Haworthioides|
|Star Window plant||Haworthia Cuspidata variegata|
|Horse’s Teeth Haworthia||Haworthia Truncata v. maughanii|
|Purple Moon cactus||Gymnocalycium friedrichii|
|Sand Dollar cactus||Astrophytum asterias|
|Pelotilla de Chinamada||Monanthes wildpretii|
Othonna Capensis, commonly known as ruby necklace and little pickles covers a lot of ground area. It belongs to the family, Asteraceae and requires a few hours of sunlight everyday.
Make sure to use a well-draining type of soil mix
Commonly known as Little Jewels, this succulent is popular for its characteristic rosettes and bright colors. It has pointy tips which turn violet during spring. It is a very sensitive succulent and requires a lot of care during the winter.
Conophytum subglobosum, commonly known as Living pebbles, often sprouts ivory white flowers in full bloom. This type of succulent grows gradually over a period of time. Their habitat include mosses.
Ariocarpus Trigonus, commonly known as the Seven Star cactus, forms rosettes in the shape of stars like its name suggests. Yellow flowers sprout over a course of time when all of its needs are met. It can easily be cultivated with a mixture of well-drained soil.
Tephrocactus articulatus, commonly known as the Paper Spine cactus, belongs to the family, Cactaceae. White flowers sprout from the stem. This type of plant requires a few hours of direct sunlight. It can easily be propagated through leaf cuttings.
Euphorbia obesa, commonly known as the Baseball plant, does not require much to be harvested. You have to be careful with overwatering this plant. Small flowers appear around the stem after it is taken care of properly.
Adromischus maculatus, commonly known as Calico Hearts, are popular for the pattern on their stems and leaves. This succulent can easily be grown indoors. It thrives in extreme heat and a few hours of direct sunlight.
Echeveria X Imbricata, commonly known as Blue Rose Echeveria, forms rosettes of bluish green leaves just like its name suggests. It requires direct exposure to bright sunlight. It can even tolerate the cold during winter months.
Echeveria elegans, commonly known as Mexican Hens and Chicks and Mexican snowball, forms small rosettes of beautiful green leaves. Pink flowers sprout from the stem during the right season. It can easily be grown in a well-drained soil mixture.
Adromischus cooperi, commonly known as Plover Eggs, has distinctive red patterns on its leaves that resemble plover eggs. When the plant reaches full maturation, a lot of small flowers sprout from the stem. It requires a lot of water and a good fertilizer.
Adromischus cristatus, commonly known as the Crinkle Leaf Plant, requires partial to full sun exposure to reach its maximum potential. Reddish white flowers sprout from the stem. It requires to be planted during the spring.
Faucaria tuberculosa, commonly known as Pebbled Tiger Jaws, has distinctive jaw-like leaves. It requires full exposure to the sun. It is can survive in any type of soil and is relatively easier to grow than most succulents.
Graptoveria ‘Debbi’, is the product of two succulent species, Echeveria and Graptopetalum. It needs full exposure to sunlight to reach its maximum height.
Place Graptoveria in the morning sun to avoid sunburn
Aloe Haworthioides, commonly known as Haworthia-leaved Aloe, forms rosettes of narrow leaves. It is a slow-growing plant and requires bright light.
Haworthia Cuspidata variegata, commonly known as the Star Window plant, forms rosettes of bright green leaves. White flowers sprout from the stem. This plant requires partial shade.
Haworthia Truncate v. Maughanii, commonly known as Horse’s Teeth Haworthia, is a small succulent that sprouts small white flowers from its stem. This plant requires only a few hours of direct sunlight.
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii, commonly known as Purple Moon cactus, has a beautiful purple appearance. It requires a few hours of bright direct sunlight. It thrives in a mixture of well-drained soil.
Astrophytum asterias, commonly known as the Sand Dollar cactus, is a spineless cactus belonging to the plant family, Cactaceae. It is a slow-growing houseplant. It does not require much water.
Monanthes wildpretii, commonly known as Pelotilla de Chinamada, belongs to the genus of small succulents that are native to the Canary Islands in Tenerife. It is one of the most hardest to find succulents out there.
Aloe helenae, commonly known as Vahondranda, belongs to the popular plant genus, Aloe. It requires a few hours of full sun exposure. It can grow up to 13 feet tall.
Estevesia alex-bragae, commonly known as Estevesia, is one of the most rarest succulents out there. It is an endangered cactus native to Brazil. Not much has been discovered about this plant.
Parodia rechensis, commonly known as Parodia, is a very rare cactus that is native to Brazil. It thrives in extreme heat and direct sunlight.
Discocactus subterraneo-proliferans, commonly known as Discocactus, belongs to the family, Cactaceae. It requires full exposure to the sun. It does not require much water.
These succulents are so rare that you can find them on only a very few websites. These are the following:
But I would also recommend checking out the Amazon Succulent page. Every day the succulents sold on Amazon are getting better and better. So it’s always worth a shot!
We have looked at the 23 most rare succulents and where to buy them. Some of these were the Purple moon cactus, Parodia, Aloe Haworthioides, and Discocactus.
If you liked reading about succulents, go ahead and check out our post about the largest succulents.
My name is Jimena and I'm the the founder of Easy Succulents! I'm fascinated by this wonderful plants and I want to share with the world everything I know about them!
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