Top down view of various colored Echeveria rosettes.


Are you looking to add a little color and life into your indoor and outdoor spaces? Echeveria is a beautiful group of succulent plants found in arid climates that can thrive in warm weather outdoor gardens or as houseplants. They’re easy to care for, low-maintenance, and perfect for busy folks who don’t have the time or energy to look after more demanding plants. From choosing which type of Echeveria to buy, identifying soil needs for optimal growth, and learning how much sun exposure these beauties need—our guides below have everything you need know about caring for these colorful succulents! New to Echeveria? Start with our 101-growing guide.

27 of the Best Echeveria Varieties

A close up horizontal image of a variety of different types of echeveria succulents growing in small pots.

With unique rosettes ranging in colors from icy blue to dusty plum, echeveria succulents are easy-care, frost-tender perennials that thrive in lean soil and arid conditions, making them an excellent choice for containers, xeriscape gardens, and houseplants as well. Learn about 27 of the best echeveria varieties now.

How to Grow Echeveria Succulents

A close up top down image of echeveria succulents growing in a garden border.

Echeveria plants are unique desert natives that thrive in dry, lean conditions. The plump-leaved rosettes come in many colors from icy blue to burnished plum and feature tall spikes of colorful, bell-shaped flowers. The perfect option for waterwise gardens and xeriscapes, here’s how to grow succulent echeveria plants.