Add a pop of color to your indoor or outdoor garden with Purple Succulents! We have added the best ones to help you make the right pick!
If you love your plants in dark shades, check out some gorgeous Purple Succulents that are also very easy to grow and care for!
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Stunning Purple Succulents
Do note the fact that not every succulent on the list has the ‘pure purple’ shade. Some may have a hint of blue, violet, and deep maroon hue.
1. Purple Beauty
Botanical Name: Sempervivum tectorum ‘Purple beauty’
The fleshy purple leaves look adorable in full sun. Its tiny new growth looks beautiful as ground cover or highlight in rock gardens.
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2. Macho Mocha
Botanical Name: Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’
‘Macho Mocha’ offers thick, fleshy, and purple-gray-green leaves. It has purple spots all over it and at the end of the foliage. The dense flecks give the leaves a purple hue.
3. Purple Heart
Botanical Name: Tradescantia pallida ‘Purpurea’
This evergreen perennial is loved for its showy stunning purple lance-shaped leaves on fragile stems. It looks adorable in hanging baskets, mixed containers, and ground cover.
4. Ruby’s Necklace
Botanical Name: Othonna capensis ‘Ruby’s Necklace’
‘Ruby’s Necklace’ is a beautiful trailing succulent with bean-like, long, narrow, purple to green, and burgundy leaves on purple stems.
5. Purple Giant
Botanical Name: Anacampseros retusa
This perennial succulent produces pretty rosettes of dark purple-green leaves – it blooms white to purple-hued flowers.
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6. Job’s Beard
Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Purple Haze’
This perennial succulent forms a rosette of round, flat grey-green to dark purple leaves with pointed tips.
7. Purple Pearl
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Purple Pearl’
This charming evergreen succulent produces a large rosette of pointed, slightly round, fleshy olive-green lavender-rose foliage with pink edges.
8. Dark Purple Caralluma
Botanical Name: Caralluma stalagmifera
This perennial succulent has dense, succulent stems with narrow and small leaves. The star-shaped, tiny, dark purple flowers have purple-yellow tips.
9. Purple Haze
Botanical Name: Graptopetalum ‘Purple haze’
It is a clump-forming succulent with spreading stems. The leaves are opaque grey with raspberry splotches in winter.
10. Purple Emperor
Botanical Name: Hylotelephium telephium
This upright succulent form tall clumps and fleshy, dark purple leaves with small, star-like, purple-pink blooms from mid-summer to early fall.
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11. Crested Purple Rose
Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum var. atropurpureum f. cristatum
Crested Purple Rose is a succulent shrub that features fan-shaped rosettes of purple foliage at the top end of branches. It flowers in yellow blooms in long clusters during summer.
12. Broadleaf Stonecrop
Botanical Name: Sedum spathulifolium ‘Purpureum’
This mat-forming succulent forms a rosette of fleshy red-purple leaves with a waxy gray coating. It also grows bright yellow flowers.
13. Purple Crassula
Botanical Name: Crassula atropurpurea ‘Purple Crassula’
This small succulent shows off fleshy waxy leaves flushed in purple hue, mainly in summer. Flowers are creamy-yellow appear in early spring.
14. Ice Plant
Botanical Name: Delosperma cooperi
This mat-forming succulent produces trailing stems and needle-like light-green leaves, and purple daisy-like flowers that bloom from early summer to fall.
15. Purple Rose
Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum ‘Atropurpureum’
This stunning succulent showcases branched, tall stems carrying rosettes of dark-purple leaves at the end of the stems.
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16. Azure Stonecrop
Botanical Name: Hylotelephium cyaneum
This mat-forming succulent forms short stems and rosette of fleshy grey-green lance-shaped leaves. The star-shaped red-purple flowers have black anthers.
17. Perle von Nürnberg
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Perle von Nürnberg’
This compact succulent has a green rosette, but when given enough sunlight, and it soon changes its color to a vivid shade of blue-purple!
Botanical Name: Graptopetalum ‘Superbum’
Growing up to just 4-6 inches tall and wide, this succulent is a great option for coffee tables. The fleshy pink, purple, and gray leaves are surely eye-catching!
19. Lilac Mist
Botanical Name: Sedeveria ‘Lilac Mist’
This hybrid succulent is a recent addition. It gets its name from the vivid hue of its leaves, which are a mix of blue, purple, and lilac.
Botanical Name: Graptoveria ‘Debbie’
If you want a succulent with a deep purple shade, then go for this one! It has a tight clump of rosettes that grows up to 8-10 inches.
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21. Fred Ives
Botanical Name: Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’
The waxy and fleshy leaves of this succulent take a stunning bronze-purple hue when kept in full sun. The plant may also take blue, teal, and salmon hues.
22. Lilac Mound
Botanical Name: Sedum dasyphyllum ‘Lilac Mound’
The blue-green and purple leaves are tightly clumped together, which gives the plant a unique appearance. It takes a lavender hue in full sun.
Botanical Name: Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’
The clumps of compact rosettes of this plant make its purple shade appear quite intense. It grows up to 10-12 inches tall. It is one of the best Purple Succulents you can grow!
Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Bermuda’
This color-changing succulent stays green when it is not exposed to direct sun and changes its color to deep purple when it gets bright light.
25. Duke of Windsor
Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Duke of Windsor’
The densely packed leaves of this succulent give it a stunning look. Throughout the year, the plant may take a green and burgundy hue, too.
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26. Large Purple Aeonium
Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’
This succulent shows off the most fierce purple hue; it almost appears dark purple-black. The rosette spread up to 7-8 inches in diameter.
27. Propeller Plant
Botanical Name: Senecio crassissimus
Also known as Propeller Plant, it features purple-blue leaves with dark purple edges. The color becomes more intense with sun exposure and temperature drops.
28. Purple Split Rock
Botanical Name: Pleiospilos nelii
This small tropical succulent is also known as a split rock; it displays opposite leaves in a light purple to a deep purple hue as per growing conditions.
29. Broadleaf Stonecrop
Botanical Name: Sedum Spathulifolium ‘Purpureum’
Sedum purple blob is popular for its lovely red-purple foliage in a rosette form. For deeper color and flowers, keep it where the plant gets plenty of sunlight.
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30. Purple Delight Graptopetalum
Botanical Name: Graptopetalum ‘Purple Delight’
This hardy succulent shows off pink and purple hues in a bi-color, tight rosette. Grow this beautiful plant on a sunny spot for intense purple color.
31. Lilac Spoon Graptoveria
Botanical Name: Graptoveria ‘Lilac Spoon’
It displays charming lilac hues, which intensify with a temperature drop and sun exposure. This succulent forms a rosette of tubular leaves resembling a spoon.
32. Echeveria Orion
Botanical Name: Echeveria Orion
Echeveria Orion is also known as E. ‘Fiona’; this succulent creates a compact rosette of grey-green leaves with flushes of pink and purple in full sunlight.
33. Dragon’s Blood Sedum
Botanical Name: Sedum spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood’
This mat-forming evergreen perennial succulent showcases a fantastic display of purple-red or burgundy hue on fleshy rounded green leaves in a rosette.
34. Tolimanensis Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria haagai ‘Tolimanensis’
It displays fleshy upright foliage in deep purple to dove grey for a loose rosette look. This echeveria grows tall and offsets freely.
35. Neon Breakers Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Neon Breakers’
Echeveria Neon Breakers showcases purple-pink frilly leaves arranged in a rosette on a short stalk. It produces many offsets, which makes charming tight clumps.
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36. Araluen Gem
Botanical Name: Graptoveria ‘Araluen Gem’
Also known as ‘Aphrodite,’ this intergeneric hybrid is a cross of Graptopetalum paraguayense x Echeveria purpusorum, both of which are purple succulents.
37. Cubic Frost Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Cubic Frost’
‘Cubic Frost’ is a beautiful purple succulent; it has lilac to pink-lilac leaves. When stressed, it changes color to deep lavender.
38. Raspberry Ice Sempervivum
Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Raspberry Ice’
‘Raspberry Ice’ is a perennial succulent with raspberry-red foliage that becomes purple-red with age. The cobwebbed leaves are covered in white hairs.
39. Chroma Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Chroma’
‘Chroma’ forms a sturdy rosette with psychedelic shades of blue, purple, green, and peach swirling together. It also shows off yellow, bell-shaped blooms.
40. Sunrise Succulent
Botanical Name: Anacampseros rufescens
This perennial species offer small purple succulents, which are great for indoor containers. The top of the leaves is deep green, while the undersides are rich purple.
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41. Notah Sempervivum
Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Notah’
‘Notah’ is a lovely purple succulent with hues of jade green and blush in pink to lavender shades. The leaf edges are highlighted in a bright white color.
42. Violet Sempervivum
Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Violet’
‘Violet’ is a gorgeous variety with a blush red rosette that turns purple in winter. It features traces of blue-green at the base with white edges.
43. Mystique Sempervivum
Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Mystique’
It boasts a large rosette with red-brown foliage with a hint of green at the center. This succulent becomes purple-black in the winter.
44. Houghtonii Kalanchoe
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe x houghtonii
This variety is a hybrid of K. daigremontiana x K. delagoensis and ‘Mother of Thousands. It features narrow green leaves with purple spots on the edges.
45. Jet Beads
Botanical Name: Sedeveria ‘Jet Beads’
It has small pointed leaves with green, dark copper, black, and burgundy. The color gets intense in cool weather.