Succulent Plant Flowers

Succulents are typically grown for their foliage. The unique shapes and leaf colors are the main attraction for these plants. However, succulents also display pretty little flowers.Cotelydon Succulent FlowersBecause the foliage of succulents is so showy, it is commonly mistaken for a flower. Colorful Echeveria plants are frequently used in bouquets and flower arrangements where they are called “echeveria flowers.” These are the plants, not the flowers. Succulent plant flowers are typically dainty and grow on a flower stalk.

Some succulents only produce flowers after years of growth. Several die after flowering. However, many succulent plants produce flowers year after year. Each variety will flower in a slightly different season; spring, summer, or fall.

The flowers on succulents may be small, but they are just as unique and beautiful as the plants themselves.

This variety of sedum produces small pink flowers in the summer. The flowers on sedums are star-shaped.
Red Carpet Sedum Pink FlowersPink Flowers on Sedum SucculentEcheveria Puldonis has yellow, bell-shaped flowers in spring.Echeveria Yellow FlowerCotyledon Happy Young Lady has spectacular flowers in the summer.Flowers on Happy Young Lady Succulent Tricolor sedum plant has pale pink flower clusters in late summer.Tricolor Sedum FlowersPink Flowers on Tricolor SedumSempervivum will bloom throughout the summer. These succulents die after blooming. The flower color varies from variety to variety.Sempervivum FlowerCoral Carpet sedum is covered with tiny white blooms in early summer.Coral Carpet Sedum White FlowersJovibarba, which are very closely related to Sempervivum, also die after flowering.Jovibarba Hen and Chick FlowerCoral Reef sedum displays delicate yellow flowers in the summer.Coral Reef Sedum Flowers Take a look at more succulent plant flower pictures on our Pinterest page and remember Young’s Garden for colorful succulents.Yellow Sedum Flowers

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  1. kris's Gravatar kris
    May 12, 2014    

    Can I leave Coral Reef Pink Echeveria outside during the winter in Wisconsin? Any information that you can provide on this plant would be appreciated.

    • May 12, 2014    

      Echeveria are from warm climates. They will die in freezing temperatures. Your options are either use echeveria as annuals, or bring them inside during the winter.

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