Planting Succulents - If your crevice is sited in a warm, dry, sunny location, succulents such as these Echeverias may be a beautiful and logical choice. - Succulents are unmatched for their variety of colors, shapes and textures. The fact that a sunny wall absorbs and radiates heat makes it a microclimate well suited for many of them. - Be sure to pay attention to the cold hardiness on nursery plant tags, as some of the more commonly sold succulents are not suitable for colder climates.
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10 Outstanding Succulents
Because leaves and cuttings root effortlessly, graptopetalums are among the easiest succulents to propagate. Leaves that fall off and land on the ground below the mother plant may sprout beadlike leaves and threadlike roots from the stem end. These feed off the leaf, draining it of nutrients. As the tiny plant becomes established, the leaf shrivels.