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
Botanical Name: Crassula Ovata
2. Crown of Thorns
Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii
3. String of Bananas
Botanical 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
Botanical Name: Sansevieria
5. Aloe Vera
Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller
6. Fishbone Cactus
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
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
9. Panda Plant
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
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!
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12. Holiday Cactus
These cacti, best grown in hanging baskets, thrive near bright windows. They boast stems full of stunning flowers!
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13. Living Stones
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
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
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
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.
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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!