Succulents With Long Stems always stand out with their distinctive appearance. Here are the best ones you can grow!
Succulents With Long Stems offer a distinctive look to the yard and homes. We have made an exclusive list of the best types!
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Succulent With Long Stems
1. Monadenium Ritchiei
Botanical Name: Euphorbia ritchiei
Monadenium Ritchiei is a handsome and fleshy specimen with a thick stem covered with leaves. It stays stubby, but the stem can grow as long as 2-3 feet.
2. Smooth Agave
Botanical Name: Agave desmettiana
Though this agave is all about the showy leaves, it grows a really long stem that can be as tall as 4-6 feet on which beautiful flowers appear.
3. Morning Beauty Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria subsessilis
This small little plant hides a trick up its sleeve, which is growing a really long stem, which can be as long as 2-3 feet, to grow flowers!
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4. Maguey Pulquero
Botanical Name: Agave salmiana
Yes, the picture you see above is how high the stem of this unique succulent actually grows to display the flowers. In the right growing conditions, it can be as high as 25-30 feet!
5. Dwarf Jade Plant
Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra
This densely branched succulent shrub display 16 feet tall red-brown brittle stems and juicy glossy green foliage. The star-shaped pink to mauve blooms appear in late spring and early summer.
6. Wax Ivy or Natal Ivy
Botanical Name: Senecio macroglossus
This evergreen climber produces flexible 10 feet long stems that bear 5-pointed, ivy-like succulent, glossy green foliage.
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7. Burro’s Tail or Burrito
Botanical Name: Sedum morganianum
This sedum has 3-4 feet long trailing stems packed with bean-shaped thick fleshy grey-green foliage.
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8. String of Dolphins
Botanical Name: Senecio peregrinus
Also known as Senecio ‘Hippogriff,’ this succulent produces leaves like little dolphins on spilling long stems. Grow this Senecio in bright indirect light.
9. True Christmas Cactus
Botanical Name: Schlumbergera x buckleyi
This epiphytic cactus has fleshy spineless branches segregated into flat leaf-like segments with round marginal marks. The bright magenta to pink symmetrical trumpet-shaped blooms has narrow petals emerging from the ends of the stems.
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10. Hoya Plant
Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa
This common houseplant sports slender pale gray stems that climb and twine carrying shiny, dark green succulent leaves. The stems grow up to 20 feet long. The star-shaped blooms occur in clusters.
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11. Rattail Cactus
Botanical Name: Aporocactus flagelliformis
This beautiful succulent features thick, hanging 6.6 feet long, slender, green to gray-green stems with clusters of bristle-like spines. The magenta blooms are 3.2 inches long.
12. String of Buttons
Botanical Name: Crassula perforata
The long string-like stems of this succulent carry plumped leaves stacked on each other with red rims.
13. Paintbrush Flower
Botanical Name: Senecio longiflorus
This succulent shrub features fleshy blue-green long leafless erect or creeping stems; it also produces bright yellow blooms.
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14. Sedum Cuspidatum
Botanical Name: Sedum Cuspidatum E.J. Alexander
This small succulent shrub has 10 inches long stems; the leaves are green with red margins. The white star-shaped blooms have yellow centers.
15. Frosty Morn Sedum
Botanical Name: Sedum erythrostictum ‘Frosty Morn’
‘Frosty Morn’ is a showy variegated sedum variety that can be planted as a houseplant. It grows to 12 inches tall and displays succulent green leaves with white margins.
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16. October Daphne Stonecrop
Botanical Name: Sedum sieboldii’ October Daphne’
This brilliant variety offers blue-green foliage on long orange dangling stems; make sure it receives a lot of sun for proper growth and flowering.
17. Jade Plant
Botanical Name: Crassula ovata
If you want a succulent that looks like a mini tree, then you will never go wrong with a jade plant. It can take a form of a shrub with long stems in no time in the right growing conditions.
Botanical Name: Yucca
Yucca stands out with its mighty stems that have a bunch of leaves in the end, giving it a very macho appearance. It can be a great houseplant under bright light.