Growing succulents in Southern California is truly amazing and wonderful. It’s getting more and more common every single day and almost every yard in Southern California has at least one type of succulent plant.
Especially with the drought we had going on a couple years ago. Since we had a drought, more and more residents were planting and growing succulents. All because succulents are drought tolerant plants that don’t need much water. Grass must be watered every single day while succulents only need to be watered 1-2 days a week. Succulents are much needed to be grown in Southern California so we can save some water!
Now if you are wondering what are some of the best succulents to grow in your Southern California yard or home? By the end of this article, we will list our top 5 succulents for beautiful Southern California.
Aeonium Black Rose
First on our list for succulents for Southern California would be the aeonium black rose succulent. The aeonium black rose succulent also known as the “swartkop” is a very well known and popular succulent in Southern California. You will see the aeonium black rose in many front and backyards, they are truly all over the place!
The aeonium black rose succulent has beautiful dark black/purple and a hint of green in the middle leaves that look stunning. This succulent can grow fairly large, as long as you give it enough growth area.
This succulent will also grow other offsets when growing fully large. Since aeoniums are tree-like succulents, which means they grow like a bush. They will produce many other succulent offsets in one plant. Once your aeonium black rose gets to a good size, it will then produce other offsets.
The aeonium black rose is truly an amazing succulent and should definitely be one you decide to grow in Southern California. The bright dark beautiful leaves make this succulent look so good in your front or back yard! It will also produce beautiful yellow flowers in the winter! Definitely give the aeonium black rose a try for Southern California succulent growing!
The Jade Plant
The jade plant succulent is the second succulent on our list for Southern California. The jade plant also known as the crassula ovata, is a very popular succulent in Southern California. You will see these everywhere! They are very popular and common in Southern California, a lot of houses have these succulents growing in their yards!
The jade plant succulent also has beautiful green leaves with red edges. The leaves look truly stunning especially when they receive their red edges. They truly look amazing when they receive their bright beautiful colors.
The jade plant will also grow fairly large! It’s also another succulent that will grow many offsets and will grow like a bush. It will only produce offsets when it gets older and grows fairly large, so it will take some time! This succulent will also produce beautiful white flowers come winter time, making this succulent look even more amazing.
The jade plant succulent is truly an amazing succulent for growing in Southern California. They love full sun, and the Southern California weather! Definitely give this succulent a try for Southern California!
Another amazing succulent for Southern California would be the aeonium kiwi succulent. The aeonium kiwi succulent is a very unique, beautiful succulent that is very popular and common in Southern California.
Like the other succulents we have listed, the aeonium kiwi succulent is grown in several yards in Southern California. They are just very common in Southern California, I'm not sure why but it seems like every yard I've seen has this succulent.
The aeonium kiwi succulent has beautiful bright green/yellow leaves with red edges. Yes, it’s called the kiwi all because it kinda looks like a kiwi. The colorful leaves make this succulent look so unique and pretty.
This succulent can grow up to be fairly large. It will also produce beautiful offers, giving you several other kiwi succulent plants. It will also grow lovely yellow flowers in the winter, making this succulent look even more amazing.
The aeonium kiwi is very unique, beautiful, and special. It’s also very easy to grow and care for. It’s a really great succulent to grow here in Southern California. It will make your outdoor garden look amazing and beautiful.
Another very popular and common succulent in Southern California is the irish rose succulent. The irish rose succulent is a very beautiful succulent that’s also very rare and hard to find outside of Southern California.
They are literally everywhere in Southern California, at least from what I’ve seen. This succulent is at a lot of houses all because they were extremely popular back in the day. They are very popular because they are the “roses” of succulents.
The irish rose succulent is shaped as a rosette with beautiful bright green and red leaves. The leaves make this succulent so beautiful, and of course its unique rosette shape. It seems like every succulent lover wants to grow this succulent, and I think it’s because they are known as the “roses of succulents”
The irish rose will grow fairly large, and will also produce other offsets, giving you many of these beautiful succulents. This succulent is very rare outside of California all because they aren’t seen or grown in yards of homes outside of Southern California.
These succulents are extremely rare and hard to find/grow. Unless you live in Southern California or buy them online from a grower in Southern California.
The irish rose succulent is an amazing succulent for Southern California. We definitely recommend trying it and growing it all because you will fall in love with it’s beauty. You will truly love how this succulent looks in your yard.
Last but not least on our list is the wonderful succulent aeonium sunburst. This succulent is amazing for Southern California, and is also a very common succulent in Southern California. It’s mostly found in areas like the Inland Empire.
The aeonium sunburst succulent has beautiful green and white leaves that have stripes that look stunning. This succulent can grow to be very very large, it just depends on if you have a large enough growth area.
This succulent is very popular, and more succulent lovers seem to want to be growing this succulent. I think it’s because of its beautiful green, yellow, and white leaves, it also can grow very large. I think that’s why most succulent lovers want to grow this one.
Its unique and bright colors make this succulent stand out everywhere. That’s why it’s on our list why you need this succulent if you live in Southern California. It truly looks amazing, bright, and beautiful. Your outdoor garden will look wonderful with this new edition to it. We definitely recommend growing the aeonium sunburst for Southern California.
Those are our top 5 best succulents for Southern California! Southern California is truly an amazing area to grow succulents all because of the amazing climate! It doesn’t get too hot or too cold, the temperature there is always perfect.
The 5 succulents we listed are all very common in Southern California and they will keep getting more and more popular. These succulents will easily survive outdoors and will thrive, bloom, and produce offsets when they are ready to!
They are also totally so beautiful and amazing. The colors on these succulents truly look so good and awesome! You will enjoy growing these succulents and we hope you do. These 5 succulents are truly some of the best succulents for Southern California.
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