The plant forms a thick mat that can spread over large areas. The flower stalk grows out from the main rosette and blooms at the top. The tight leaves form rosettes and spread to create a carpet succulent heads that resemble flowers themselves. This is another ‘Hen and Chicks’ variety of purple succulents with a rosette formation. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. These varieties can help you prevent erosion, inhibit weeds, and fill in neglected areas. The yellow flowers of Delosperma Echinatum appear throughout the year and, if the plant is mature, they are very prolific. Popular as a hanging basket plant, Othonna Capensis is capable of turning bright purple when stressed and grown in sufficient sun. Flowering Kalanchoes have fairly unremarkable foliage as far as succulents go, but their flowers are simply devine. These cookies do not store any personal information. With deep, dark purple/brown leaves, this is undoubtedly the handsome big brother of Liliacina, sharing many of the same characteristics and preferences when it comes to growing. The flowers are mainly tubular and come out in a conical shape above the plant. Euphorbia Flanaganii likes a partly shaded position and is best kept in pots, but will also grow well in a garden that is sheltered from hot sun in summer. Echinopsis Chamacereus bursts into orange flowers every year in spring. Echeveria are a favorite rosette forming succulent, although some may start out as a short rosette close to the ground, only to end up with a long stalk and a clump of leaves on top. Echeveria Apus has very pretty dusty blue foliage with pink edging and arranged in a rosette shape. It is an excellent succulent for new gardeners as it requires very little care and attention throughout the growing season and will spread as it grows, without intervention. Here is our list of the best plants for each colour. With white flowers during summer, this is one of the more hardy perennials, often found in Alpine gardens. The small, daisy -like appearance only adds to the charm if this groundcover succulent. Leaves are narrow, cool grey-green. They do not feed off the host, but simply use it as a growing spot. Depending on the type of Big Root Geranium, you can … With its attractive color and striking fuchsia or red flowers, known to attract hummingbirds with its good looks. Atropurpureum (Purple Aeonium), 16) Aeonium Arboreum ‘Electra’ (Purple Pinwheel Aeonium), 17) Sedum Spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood Stonecrop’, 20) Opuntia Violacea Var. Mature plants will bloom heavily in spring. Also known as ‘Stonecrop,’ this is one of the purple succulents that acts as the perfect low-level ground cover for a rockery, with foliage of pale frost green and purple tips. Its color ranges from dark, blood-red and purple, to mid-green. Perennialplants come back each year to provide visual interest, weed cover, and moisture retention. The plants typically flower in spring and attract a range of insects. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. They are bell shaped and hang like an umbrella over the plant. Sedum Spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood Stonecrop’, aka ‘Red Carpet’ is commonly used as ground cover because of its cold hardy nature. Some even have double flowers (numerous layers of petals). To learn all about these unique plants continue reading. Flowers last a long time, mostly all throughout the warmer months. The variety is stunning and a lot of species even have multicoloured flowers. Mainly cultivated for the foliage colour that ranges in colour from dark brown, to purplish to almost black. The perfect contrast against grey foliage plants and ideal positioned at the front of garden beds and borders. Sedum is good for erosion control on banks and tolerates dry soil conditions with ease. They are,as the names suggests, epiphytic which means they will grow without soil on a host, usually a tree. The leaves are green with fine hair. This is by far one of the most unusual and attractive succulents out there! The new leaves and flower formations are purplish to deep pink, adding a charming effect to the garden. It has fragrant pink/purple flowers from June to September, cultural requirements compatible with sedum and lavender, and heights of 3 to 4 inches. The purple flowers on Oscularia deloites are very similar to the ones on Delosperma Cooperi. The thorns are aplenty and the plant (just like any other Euphorbia) is filled with a milky white sap that can cause an allergic reaction in some people. Individual flowers grow directly out of the plant and mature specimens tend to get covered in the gorgeous blooms. The largest-growing of all the purple succulents in our list these produce bright yellow flowers in summer and can vary from blush and lilacs to deep aubergine in color. As with alll Euphorbias mind the white sap as it can be toxic to some people. It can be planted in pots or the garden. It is perfect in rockeries, with other succulents, and will spread as it grows. Planted side by side, they make a striking pair! Echeveria flowers are truly stunning. They are small and daisy like with numerous slender leaves. The main head grows ‘tentacles’ that resemble an octopus or the head of Medusa. Most are easy to grow, spread rapidly, and bring pops of color even in poor soil. Orange flowering Kalanchoes have green, wavy leaves with multiple flower spikes for long periods and multiple times per year. With it’s long, dark aubergine-colored leaves with rounded tips, this is another of the more unusual succulents. Zones 9-11; Six hours of direct light a … The inside of the flower is a faint yellow. Aloe Vera has long been used to sooth burns and skin problems. Echeveria Doris Taylor is an intriguing plant with plump green leaves arranged in a rosette shape covered in soft, fuzzy hair. Rock purslane does best in Mediterranean climates but is suitable as a container plant and can be treated as an annual in colder climates. This African native could be part-cacti, part succulent in looks. The leaves are arranged in a rosette shape. Aptenia Cordifolia us super hardy and can be used in rockeries, to hang over walls or to cover unsightly bits of the garden. So for the purpose of entertainment, I have created a list of the most beautiful purple succulents out there. Flowers are so prolific that they nearly cover the foliage in summer. The flowers usually appear at the end of winter/ spring and one plant can produce multiple spikes. They are peachy purple in color. Mar 5, 2017 - Explore Lewis Wilkerson's board "Succulent Ground Cover" on Pinterest. Also known as ‘Stonecrop,’ this is one of the purple succulents that acts as the perfect low-level ground cover for a rockery, with foliage of pale frost green and purple tips. These types of growers use the succulent as a centerpiece or a statement ornament in their house. Masses of tiny star-shaped flowers adorn this quick-growing succulent foliage ground cover. The star of little yellow flowers that opens up on top of each Sedum Rubrotinctum branch can truly be admired when examined in detail. All of them have one thing in common, they are all purple succulents. They are a fantastic hanging basket plant with their droopy foliage. Echeveria flowers grow out of the main rosette and individual flowers open up one after another like a fountain. It’s a bit taller than some other ground covers, reaching an average of 6-inches in height. Aeonium Arboreum flowers in yellow flowers arranged in a cone and the whole display is very pretty. In fact, delospermas come in many different colours. The drooping growth makes this plant a perfect hanging basket plant. We recommend getting the variegated variety which is pink, white and blue. The best types of ground cover plants require little maintenance and aren’t invasive. The colour change is also most likely to happen in colder weather. In summer, Pachyveria Powder Puff flowers appear. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are as essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. This rose shaped succulent is also called the Black Prince because of its color. These plants flower most prolifically in the warmer months. This plant is best suited somewhere out of the way to minimize thorn related injuries. These Echeverias are hardy and easy to look after. It’s very dark color means it can beautifully offset more unusual succulents, such as Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg. The plant forms clusters that spreads out overtime as it grows. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. One of the hybrids that flower orange is a Delosperma Cooperi. They appear numerous time per year. Aloes are a fantastic addition to many gardens. Epiphyllums are quite a unique succulent as they grow in jungles, in trees with orchids and bromeliads. The flowers are arranged in a conical shape and mature plants can send 2 or more of these stalks up. They will also do well in shade gardens. See more ideas about ground cover, succulent ground cover, plants. They are one of the cold-hardiest sedums out there. It varies in color from pale pink to deep purple, depending on the amount of sun and growing conditions. Chain of hearts prefers growing in shaded areas/ filtered light and are a superb indoor plant. If you’re after a collectible succulent with yellow flowers, Euphorbia Flanaganii is your plant. The leaves are chubby, dusty silver-blue leaves growing tightly on top of each other. It will also grow indoors. It has elongated leaves, which are almost black. Jul 5, 2016 - Explore Annette Wakina Salsa's board "Sedum ground cover" on Pinterest. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Big Root Geranium is a flowering low maintenance ground cover for full sun. This is one of the few succulents who isn’t opposed to a little shade in the garden! Othona Capensis is very generous with its yellow flowers that can bloom many time a year. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Many Delosperma species have pretty pink, daisy like flowers. What a surprise it is! Good for pots and garden. This plant is well suited for big pots or gardens. Your succulents will never die again! Try mixing them with boulders and gravel for a true rock garden look! Crassula Morgan’s Beauty has a very pretty appearance. Just like the delospermas, Euphorbia Milii flowers come in a variety of colours ranging from pink, to red, to orange to yellow. This is a very cute small growing succulent that bursts out in bright pink blooms. The leaves are usually small and green or blue-green. As mentioned above delosperma come in an array of colours. Crown of Thorns can also grow quite big (over 2m height) in good conditions, but the Dwarf Pink will only go to approximately 50cms. Other crocuses with purple flowers are the ‘Tuscan crocus’ (Crocus etruscus), Crocus banaticus with its light purple flowers and purple stamens, and the light purple ‘Crocus corsicus.’ Being a low perennial plant that grows only 4 to 5 inches tall (10-12 cm), plant it at the front of flower beds and borders in full sun or partial shade. The flowers often attract small nectar feeding birds and insects. It is a fast spreader and will need to be trimmed. Aeonium Arboreum aka Tree Aeonium is a garden favourite and the green leaves arranged in rosettes are bound to stand out. Just like the Euphorbia Milii Red Dwarf, the red flowering species are very thorny and filled with toxic white sap. Oscularia Deloites is very hardy and a nice contrast plant suitable for large pots or gardens. Only mature plants will flower but even then it is not guaranteed that blooms will appear year after year. When classifying plants as ground covers, some people include plants that grow thigh-high or individual specimen plants, which seems confusing to me. It’s a North American plant that grows well in eastern and central U.S. Gardeners can use this decorative ground cover in USDA hardiness zones 3-9. Also known as ‘Conchita,’ this German derived succulent Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg has vibrant purple, almost ultraviolet leaves. Aptenia Cordifolia is hardy and a super fast grower that will need to be clipped often. Echinopsis Chamacereus is a super hardy succulent that has a trailing habit. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings. Royal Dewflower ( Drosanthemum speciosum) carpets the ground with vibrant blooms in varieties of pink, purple, and red. The purple flowers are bulbous at the bottom with a tubular centre and are topped with an arch of dark purple stamen. Also known as ‘Purple Spiderwort,’ this succulent, unlike others, is trailing in nature. It likes a warm climate, will not tolerate frosts, and prefers bright, unfettered sunlight. The plant can grow to over 1.5 meters in good conditions and are very hardy. Sedeveria Maialen is a super hardy succulent that is green in the warmer months, but can turn orange-red when cold. They come in a great range of colours and in shades of orange. Roots spread up to three feet wide and the plant grows six inches to one foot tall. The petals on the outside are pink, but the other side is yellow. The best succulents with orange flowers- Aloe Species, Echeveria Doris Taylor, Echinopsis Chamacereus, Orange Flowering Kalanchoes, Pachyveria Clavifolia, Delosperma Cooperi Orange Wonder. Pale yellow flowers in late spring add another focal point to this exciting variety. Ceropegia Woodii and its variegated version are very popular hanging basket plants with heart shaped leaves growing on ‘strings’. This succulent grows to around 20cm tall and produces a brace of pretty pink flowers. The Purple Heart Plant (Setcreasea pale). Aeonium Arboreum will grow well in a large pots and also in the ground. An excellent indoor, as well as an outdoor plant, Taurus flowers during the summer with gorgeous red and yellow flowers on a long stalk, making it an eye-catching addition to a garden. Mature plants can have multiple flower spikes per plant. Not only is Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg purple itself, the flowers are also gorgeous purple. It is slightly more hardy than other succulents, tolerating a degree of cold, but not frosts. Both these succulents are animal- friendly and non-toxic. A big bonus for poultry and fowl owners- your animals will love eating this plant. Geranium Cinereum Purple Pillow A small, semi-evergreen perennial plant usually grown for low ground cover or in rockeries. This ground cover tolerates part shade, so as long as the existing plants do not create dense shade, it just may work out for you. Succulents are popular because of their chubby leaves and attractive looks, but did you know they also flower? This fantastic ground cover, as mentioned above, comes in a vast range of colours and is a real charmer in the garden. Debbie, like her sister, ‘Bashful,’ is one of many spreading, low-level purple succulents that loves the heat and full sun of a warm-climate garden. The best succulents with red flowers are Aloe Big Red, Aptenia Cordifolia, Delosperma Cooperi Red, Echeveria Black Prince, Euphorbia Milii Red, … During flowering, it produces a shower of pretty bright pink, star-shaped flowers, which are a joy to behold! Join our community and get exclusive succulent tips, giveaways and more! The green- purplish leaves grow on thin purple stalk. Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum) Evergreen in mild winter climates, a good choice for shaded areas, it grows quickly to cover large areas. It has a spreading habit, but the growth is a bit slower than many other outdoor succulents. Oct 31, 2016 - Explore Tracy Carlson's board "Succulent-Groundcover" on Pinterest. You might know this plant as moss pink or creeping phlox. Fantastic in gardens, pots and hanging pots. When you choose a succulent ground cover you also enjoy perks like fire resistance and flowers that attract pollinators to the garden. Evergreenplants provide cover all year round without the need for much maintenance. Who knew that prickly pear could look so stunning? Become one of the first to get our tips & tricks that will improve your gardening skills! In this article of purple succulents, you are going to see some of the most stunning succulents out there. Your content goes here. Its colorful foliage is in shades of green, yellow-green, purple and pink. These plants have been cross bread and come in many amazing colours, bright red being one of them. These are not for the novice gardener as these purple succulents require an expert hand and specific growing conditions to flourish. Do you need urgent help to keep them alive? These are the purple variants (of course), and they flourish in arid, dry conditions. Kalanchoe Fedtschenkoi grows to about 30cms height and has blue- purple, oval leaves. It is a very hardy variety that will tolerate droughts, high temperatures, rain and even mild frost. 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