Looking for ideas to stir up your hanging garden for the kitchen, living room, or even balcony, you are reading the right post. Here are the 22 Trailing Succulents Varieties To Give a Stunning Look In Hanging Baskets that you will fall in love with their beauty. They will be a great addition to any space in your home.
If you’re a fan of succulents and starting to discover the love for hanging baskets, they are great candidates. They are easy to grow and take care of, which is an excellent benefit for those who are starting in gardening. Growing them, means you are creating your life more exciting with the natural world around you. So, don’t hesitate, let grow some for your house right away.
#1 String Of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii)
The String of Hearts has heart-shaped foliage, the whole appearance of the plant looks like the dark green, silver, and heart-shaped purple leaves combine in one string.
#2 Hindu Rope (Hoya Carnosa Compacta)
Hindu Rope has fleshy, curled leaves crowded together that make the draping vines look like thick ropes. Its leaves are either solid, dark green in color or variegated green and white, which appear to be waxy or glossy.
#3 String Of Tears (Senecio Herreianus)
String Of Tears is compact and comes in spherical, pea-like foliage. It is a slow-growing trailing succulent with tendrils that can achieve 90 cm.
#4 Peanut Cactus (Echinopsis Chamaecereus)
Peanut Cactus has many crowded finger-like stems with short white bristly spines surrounding the six to nine ridges along the stems. Its spines are so soft so that it is safe for kids and pets.
#5 Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra)
Elephant Bush has brown stems and small, green leaves. This plant can be found in two varieties, can grow downward or outward, which makes them perfect hanging plants.
#6 Ruby Necklace (Othonna Capensis)
Ruby Necklace is a fast-growing succulent with long, narrow, bean-like foliage in color from green to purple if happily stressed. Plus, the beauty of this plant is the small, yellow, daisy-like flowers
#7 Variegated Trailing Jade (Crassula Sarmentosa)
Variegated Trailing Jade is a scrambling succulent that can grow to up to 1 foot tall. Its leaves are oval and have pointed tips and toothed margins. They are green-colored at the center with creamy-yellow edges. In late autumn, it produces white, star-shaped flowers.
#8 Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera Bridgesii)
This succulent blooms in time for Christmas, hence the name. It has bodies flattened, and leaves serve as stems, these small, flat stem segments are roundish and have minor serrations on both sides. Its flowers come in color from red, yellow, purple, pink, and white, but most of the time, it’s generally carmine red with a tinge of purple at the center.
#9 String Of Nickels (Dischidia Nummularia)
String Of Nickels shows off firm, round leaves that look like strands of coins. Its leaves have a range of colors from very light olive green to a shade of bronze.
#10 Porcelain Flower (Hoya Pachyclada)
Porcelain Flower has short stems and has very thick, green leaves with red edges. Its flowers form a perfect ball as 20-25 of them gather in one cluster with a pleasant smell of citrus.
#11 Rattail Cactus (Aporocactus Flagelliformis)
Rattail Cactus has distinctive long, trailing stems that are flexible, which makes them perfect for hanging baskets. In Spring, it starts to bloom and its flowers are crimson-pink and tubular.
#12 Burro’s Tail (Sedum Morganianum)
Burro’s Tail puts off long, luxurious stems; the leaves are plump and hang from the stem, overlapping each other. Also, the leaves are also green and dusted with a waxy, pale blue powder. It blooms rarely flowers, but when they do, its flowers are small, star-shaped, and unscented.
#13 October Daphne (Sedum Sieboldii)
October Daphne is a colorful sedum that has light green leaves with a bit of pink at the tip. These leaves come in 3s around the stems. During hot summer days, their leaves have the pink color intensifying; in fall, bright pink, star-shaped flowers bloom and occur in clusters at the edge of the stem.
#14 Sedum Little Missy
Sedum Little Missy loves the sun and is easy to maintain. It showcases tiny, heart-shaped variegated foliage with cute pink edges.
#15 Crassula Pellucida Variegata
Crassula Pellucida Variegata is a long trailing succulent that has heart-shaped leaves and comes in a lovely shade combination of rose, pink, cream, and green.
#16 Lantern Flower (Ceropegia Haygarthii)
The flower of the Lantern Flower has a shape like a lantern. Its flowers can trap insects that feed on their nectar.
#17 String Of Pearls (Senecio Rowleyanus)
String Of Pearls has a unique look with pea-shaped leaves carried down long, thin stems. It can produce small, white, fuzzy flowers.
#18 String Of Buttons (Crassula Perforata)
String Of Buttons has triangle-shaped leaves stacked on top of each other as it spirals around the stem. These leaves are grayish-green in color with a pinkish tint to the edges if it gets enough light.
#19 Dancing Bones (Hatiora Salicornioides)
Dancing Bones offers an exciting display of contorted stems. This distinct deep green foliage makes it a great addition to your garden. In winter and spring, it blooms small, yellow flowers at the end of the shoots.
#20 String Of Bananas (Senecio Radicans)
This succulent has the banana shape-like leaves, thus the name. The beautiful strings falling down the sides are a great addition to the aesthetics of your living space. In winter or late spring, it blooms small white flowers.
#21 Monkey’s Tail (Hildewintera Colademononis)
Monkey’s Tail has long, draping stems with bristly white spines. Its stems are greenish-yellow in color and can grow by up to 8 feet in length. In winter season, it shows off bright-red flowers
#22 Ice Plant (Dorotheanthus Bellidiformis)
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Ice Plant is a low-growing plant and has reddish stems. Its leaves have rubbery and grayish-green color. Both its stem and leaves are covered in transparent bobbles make the plant appear like it’s covered in tiny beads of ice. Also, it features masses of brilliant, shiny, daisy-like flowers.