6 New-for-You Succulent Plants from SUCCULENT MARKET

by Lynn KirkApr 23, 2022

new succulent from Succulent Market


Collectors, listen up! We’ve expanded our collection so that you can yours. Here are 6 new-for-you succulent plants from Succulent Market. Check them out … then do the same online at SucculentMarket.com.

1. Crassula Pellucida. A lovely plant which, at maturity, boasts countless hanging vines that drape tender leaves in graceful arrays

Habit. Geometrically shaped soft-green foliage with leaves paired along loose stems, both exhibiting pink and/or white-tinged beauty
Uses. Outdoors as a matted groundcover or low-spreading shrub
Flowers. Upward-facing, star-shaped beauties with white-pink tinge
Origin. Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa’s eastern cape
Family. Crassulaceae | stonecrop
People and Pets. Toxic to pets, so keep out of reach
Tidbit. Related to the jade plant and tolerant of partial shade


2. Echeveria Orpet. When you want to make a statement, consider Echeveria Orpet for its rugged handsomeness

Habit. Spade-shaped, ultra-think rosettes with silvery-blue, cupped leaves edged in vibrant peach
Uses. Attractive mounds of clumping rosettes remain low, so excellent as a ground cover or filler
Flowers. Dark-pink stems present pink, bell-shaped flowers
Origin. Mexico and Central America
Family: Crassulaceae | stonecrop
People and Pets. Non-toxic
Tidbit. Attracts hummingbirds!


3. Hanging Burro's Tail | Sedum morganianumA conversation piece, as its name suggests

Nicknames. Donkey Tail, Lamb's Tail, Monkey, Tail, Horse's Tail
Habit. Plump leaves overlap and trail along lazy stems that hang down like an animal's tail
Uses. Perfect as a ‘spiller’ for large pots and hanging baskets, as well as landscape accents
Flowers. Small, scentless, star-shaped in pinks and reds
Origin. Native to Mexico and Honduras
FamilyCrassulaceae | stonecrop
People and Pets. Non-toxic
Tidbit. Mature plants sport up to 100 ‘tails’ reaching up to 4 feet in length!


4. Ruby Necklace, String of Rubies | Othonna capensis. Form + color make this one a keeper

Habit. Two-toned stems and leaves resemble a glorious string of deep-red rubies, plus leaves turn a pleasant purple when supplied continuous light
Uses. Another trailing succulent that’s best for containers and hanging baskets, though also useful in rock-garden and xeric applications
Flowers. Aster flowers of bold yellow stand out amid the dark foliage
Origin. South Africa
Family. Asteraceae
People and Pets. Non-toxic
Tidbit. Beware — can be invasive in non-native areas!


5. String of Bananas, String of Fishhooks, Fishhooks | Senecio Radicans. Mini fruits come to mind with this intriguing ornamental 

Habit. Cascading stems and foliage in lovely lime greens, bright greens, and grey greens spotlight the banana-like 'leaves'
Uses. Prolific vine-producing succulent with trailing stems that work well in tall pedestal planters and wall pots
Flowers. Sweet-and-spicy scent with hints of cinnamon
Origin. South Africa
People and Pets. Toxic to both, so keep safely out of reach
Tidbit. Grows and grows and grows!

6. String of Pearls, Rosary Vine | Senecio rowleyanus. Cute as a button with lots of ‘buttons’ to adore

Habit. Pea-like leaves, all strung in a row, along trailing vines that overflow
Uses. Ideal as dense, creeping groundcover or as a ‘spiller’ plant for hanging baskets and container plantings
Flowers. White with a cinnamon scent
Origin. Southwestern Africa’s tropical regions
People and Pets. Toxic if ingested and may cause skin irritation
Tidbit: Mature plant’s vines can reach 3 feet!


Succulent Market keeps expanding its overall inventory and its plant varieties as your one-stop-shop for domestically grown succulent plants and all their 'fixings.' Sign up for our newsletters, blogs, and e-blasts @ www.SucculentMarket.com. We'll deliver updates and special offers to your mailbox . . . plus, we'll deliver healthy, home-grown succulents to your doorstep!

Source: Missouri Botanical Garden. Wisconsin Horticulture