17 Best Window Succulents

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Our list of Best Window Succulents is according to the light availability in different parts of the home, so they thrive all year round!

Succulents, as they are very easy to maintain, can be great houseplants as long as their placement is right. Here are the most beautiful ones to keep on or near bright windowsills!

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Best Window Succulents

1. Jade Plant

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Botanical Name: Crassula Ovata

The Jade plant, known as a symbol of prosperity, can be an ideal addition to the east-facing window, where it will thrive in the morning sun.

2. Crown of Thorns

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Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii

Its sap is poisonous, and the ingestion can cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Keeping it on the windowsill ensures it stays away from the reach of curious pets and children!

3. String of Bananas

Succulents for WindowsBotanical Name: Senecio radicans

This trailing succulent, with its banana-shaped leaves, thrives in the soft morning sunlight, making it perfect for placing/hanging near an east-facing window.

4. Snake Plant

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Botanical Name: Sansevieria

With its upright, pointed leaves, the Snake Plant is a low-maintenance succulent that also purifies indoor air. Being a low-light champ, it can be a good addition to a low-lit windowsill.

5. Aloe Vera

beautiful Succulents for Windows

Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller

Aloe vera stands out with its pointy leaves that you can also use for a skincare routine. Do check out our other aloe display ideas here.

6. Fishbone Cactus

Outstanding Succulents for Windows

Botanical Name: Epiphyllum anguliger

Fishbone Cactus, with its zigzag patterned leaves, is perfect for sunny windowsills, where it elegantly drapes down!

7. Tiger’s Jaw

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Botanical Name: Faucaria tigrina

Place this one near the sunniest window of your house in the month of September to early winter if you want to see yellow flowers or a change of colors of its leaves!

8. Dwarf Agave

Dwarf Agave succulent near window

Dwarf agaves (Agave ‘Blue Glow,’ Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata,’ and Agave ‘Queen Victoria’) love sunshine just like the larger ones – the east or south window is the best.

9. Panda Plant

Outstanding Succulents are for Windows

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tomentosa

Place the Panda plant on a bright windowsill – however, it is quite adept at growing in both sun and shade. You’ll surely love its leaves on long stems!

10. Burro’s Tail

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Botanical Name: Sedum morganianum

If you want to add trailing stems full of plump green leaves to your window – this is the plant to have! Grow them in pairs for the best display!

Learn here How to Grow Big Burro-Tail Like Pictures

11. Cacti

Superior Succulents for Windows

Cacti need at least 3-4 hours of bright, direct sunlight to thrive. Place these on a sunny window for the best growth and flowers.

12. Holiday Cactus

Hanging Succulents near Windows

These cacti, best grown in hanging baskets, thrive near bright windows. They boast stems full of stunning flowers!

Here are more Trailing Succulents For Hanging Baskets

13. Living Stones

Living stones Succulents for Windows

Botanical Name: Lithops

If you want to keep this pebble-like succulent happy – ensure it gets a minimum of 5-6 hours of bright light every day. Any sunny spot will be a great choice!

14. Ghost Plant

Succulents for Windows

Botanical Name: Graptopetalum paraguayense

Ghost plant is a low-maintenance specimen; you must keep it near a south or east-facing window and watch it become full in no time!

15. String of Pearls

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Botanical name: Senecio rowleyanus

String of pearls is great for hanging baskets or high shelves near windows, especially where it gets soft morning sunlight and shade in the afternoon.

16. Zebra Cactus

Best Window Succulents

Botanical Name: Haworthia margaritifera

This succulent resembles a zebra’s stripes, adding a visual delight to any space! The best part – it grows well in both sun and shade.

Look here at Best Indoor Cactus Plants for Home

17. Flowering Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

How can we forget the most popular blossoming succulent? This one is great for any bright windowsill, where it can bask in the sun for better flowers!

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