Succulents make amazing gifts since they hold symbolic meaning and add to any home’s aesthetic. They can liven up the interior of any house. If you’re wondering about which succulents make the best gifts, you have come to the right place!
Some of the best succulent gifts include: include Aeonium, Aloe vera, Bear’s paw plant, Christmas cactus, Echeveria, Kalanchoe, Senecio, Tree of Love and the Zebra plant.
|Name of Succulent||Scientific name|
|Aloe vera||Aloe barbadensis miller|
|The Silver Jade plant||Crassula arborescens|
|Mexican snowball||Echeveria elegans|
|Panda plant||Kalanchoe tomentosa|
|Common houseleek||Sempervivum tectorum|
|String of pearls||Senecio rowleyanus|
|Tree of love||Aichryson laxum|
|Jersey pigmyweed||Crassula pubescens|
|Ruby blush||Echeveria pulvinata|
|Bear’s paw||Cotyledon tomentosa|
|Zebra plant||Haworthiopsis attenuata|
|Jade plant||Crassula ovata|
|Bunny Ear cactus||Opuntia microdasys|
|Cederberg Haworthia||Haworthia nortieri|
|Spiral Aloe||Aloe polyphylla|
|Moonstone pachyphytum||Pachyphytum oviferum|
|Florist Kalanchoe||Kalanchoe blossfeldiana|
|Balloon cactus||Parodia magnifica|
|Propeller plant||Crassula falcata|
The tree houseleek is a subtropical plant that forms beautiful rosettes in different colors. These plants make great succulent gifts since they are easy to take care of and can withstand the cold.
Aloe Vera, the most popular succulent due to its health and skincare benefits makes a great succulent gift for all the right reasons. Its thick fleshy leaves add to its charm and it can easily be found in any plant market.
The Silver Jade plant has unique fleshy leaves that are silver in color like the name suggests. White and pink flowers bloom during the spring. It makes a great choice as a succulent gift because of its low maintenance and natural beauty.
Mexican Snowball forms tight rosettes of thick fleshy leaves. These plants do not require big planters and can easily be taken care of indoors. The leaves form red tips in sunlight. This plant makes a great choice as a succulent gift because of its small size and low maintenance.
The Panda plant has distinct greyish green leaves and clusters of uniquely shaped flowers. This plant can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It makes a great choice for a succulent gift because of its unique charm and resilience.
The Stonecrop plant has thick fleshy leaves with unique pink flowers in star-shaped clusters. These plants can survive in dry soil conditions easily. They make great succulent gifts because of their low-maintenance needs.
The Common houseleek forms tight rosettes of thick green leaves. It makes a beautiful ornamental piece because of its large rosette. It comes in different varieties with different colored leaves.
Use a well-drained soil mix for a common houseleek
Senecio plants have distinct sky blue leaves and yellow flowers. They thrive in direct sunlight. These plants make great indoor plants and are easy to take care of.
String of pearls is a popular hanging succulent that has beautiful bead-like leaves. These round leaves help store water. The String of pearls plant is resistant to heat as well. It makes a great succulent gift because of its unique beauty.
The Tree of Love has a unique appearance of a small tree with fleshy thick green leaves. Yellow flowers sprout from the stem during the right season when proper care is provided. This succulent makes a great choice for a succulent gift because of its massive aesthetic appeal.
The Jersey pigmyweed has distinct tight rosettes of fuzzy leaves. These plants enjoy a few hours of direct sunlight and are easy to take care of. Any plant lover would be obsessed with this fuzzy succulent!
Echeveria pulvinata, commonly known as Ruby Blush, is one of the most popular succulents in the plant market. It forms dense rosettes of fuzzy green leaves. It sprouts yellow and orange flowers.
The Bear’s paw plant has unique fleshy green leaves that look like a bear’s paw like its name suggests. They require a well-drained soil and can go without water for long periods of time. This type of succulent can be placed in any type of planter.
Haworthiopsis attenuata, commonly known as the Zebra plant, has leaves with distinct white strips. These plants do well by windows indoors. They make great succulent gifts because of their small size and unique leaf patterns.
Crassula ovata, commonly known as the Jade plant, Money Tree and Pink Joy, is a succulent shrub with round fleshy leaves. Star-shaped white and pink flowers grow during the right season. This plant makes a great succulent gift because of its unique appearance.
The Bunny ear cactus has distinct pad-like stems that are spineless. Flowers grow during the winter under sufficient light. These plants can be placed indoors as well. It makes a great succulent gift because of the symbolic meaning of strength and resilience associated with it.
The Christmas cactus is one of the most popular succulent gifts when it comes to plants and succulents. The cactus has a unique appearance with flattened stems and pink and purple flowers. These plants make great holiday gifts.
Haworthia nortieri, commonly known as Cederberg Haworthia, is one of many small succulents that forms tight rosettes of fleshy green leaves with spines. White flowers grow during the late winter.
Aloe polyphylla, commonly known as the Spiral Aloe, has thick leaves with sharp edges growing in the shape of a spiral. The direction of the spiral determines the sex of the plant. Pink and red flowers bloom during the spring.
Pachyphytum oviferum, commonly known as Moonstone pachyphytum, has unique round blue leaves. It can tolerate poor soil conditions as well. It makes a great succulent gift because of its aesthetic appeal.
The Florist Kalanchoe looks like a small shrub with beautiful pink flowers. These succulents do well in partial sunlight. They make great succulent gifts because of their clusters of pretty flowers.
Parodia magnifica, commonly known as the Balloon cactus, has a round cylindrical stem with bright yellow flowers. These plants do not prefer exposure to direct sunlight. They require to be repotted during the summer.
Peperomia looks like a shrub with dense clusters of waxy green leaves. Green and white flowers bloom during the spring. You can easily gift this beauty away in a small pot.
The Propeller plant has thick fleshy green leaves arranged in a shape of a propeller. These plants need to be watered regularly. They make a great succulent gift because of their uniquely shaped leaves.
Graptoveria ‘Debbi’ forms beautiful rosettes of purple fleshy leaves. Flowers bloom during the spring. These plants are easy to take care of. The small unique tight rosettes make it a great succulent gift.
We have looked at the 25 succulent gifts people love the most. Some of these were Graptoveria, Moonstones, Zebra plant and the Balloon cactus.
If you liked reading about succulents, go ahead and check out our post about wild succulents.
My name is Kelly 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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