STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL PINK SUCCULENTS

Succulents are known for their survival skills against the harsh summers in desert areas. Their bodies can store and conserve water. This helps the succulent plants live in places where no other plants can survive. They naturally grow in wild desert areas across the globe, but some of these beautiful Succulents are grown in the home gardens and as an indoor plant. These succulents have a beautiful shape that is unusual or alien if compared to other plant species. This exotic look and other exotic features of the succulent plants are one of the reasons behind their adoption in home gardens and indoor spaces. Succulent plants come in all different sizes, shapes, and colors.

Succulents lovers use them as ornamental plants for home/office indoor decorations and outdoor gardens to add beauty and variety to their collections. The pink color is one of the most beautiful succulent plant colors that a lot of succulent lovers seek. There are a lot of small and large-sized pink-colored succulent plants that one can find and use for home gardens and indoor decorations. Below is a list of some of the most beautiful pink-colored succulent plants for your home garden and indoor decorations.

Aeonium leucoblepharum

The Aeonium leucoblepharum is a succulent plant species with pink-colored leaves. It belongs to a succulent plant family known as the Crassulaceae. The Aeonium leucoblepharum also has small pointy yellow flowers that grow during the blooming season. It is a small but beautiful succulent plant that you can use for both indoor decoration and outdoor garden’s beautification as well. The Aeonium leucoblepharum is native to most of the African mountain ranges from Yemen to Uganda, but it can also be grown in other parts of the world as well. If the leaves of Aeonium leucoblepharum are not showing pink color, try keeping them in the sunlight for a few days and the leaves will turn pink. 

Aloe ‘Pink Blush’

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The Aloe ‘Pink Blush’ is a succulent plant from the Aloe family. It is known for its pinkish leaf edges. The thick leaves of this small plant change their color when they are facing the sunlight to pink. Stem and other parts of this plant are green and black. This multi-color aloe can grow up to 1 foot tall, with six inches long leaves. Due to its small size, it can fit in indoor environments, and can also be planted in outdoor gardens. 

Anacampseros Rufescens

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The Anacampseros Rufescens also known as the sunrise succulent, is one of the small-sized succulents that are mostly grown into small plant pots. It can only grow a few inches. It has very thin leaves and all these leaves are pinkish on the edges but this pink color slowly fades into green in the middle of these leaves. It is also a great choice for indoor decoration, especially for the tables. It must be kept in a place where sunlight can reach. The Anacampseros Rufescens is native to southern parts of Africa but it can be grown in most other parts of the world as well.

Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’

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The Anacampseros telephiastrum `Variegata` is a succulent plant variety known for the pink color in its leaves. This is a small-sized succulent variety that is mostly used as an ornamental plant. It can easily fit in a small pot. To see the actual pink color of these plants, they must be kept in the sunlight for most of the day. The Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata is native to South Africa but can be grown in any part of the world.

Callisia repens ‘Pink Lady’

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The Callisia repens which is also known as the Pink Lady because of its pink colored foliage and leaves. It has beautiful leaves of multiple colors, including pink, green, and burgundy. During the bloom season, small pink flowers also grow on the tips of stems. It is a small succulent, perfect for an indoor pot. The Callisia repens ‘Pink Lady’ is native to most parts of Africa.

Crassula ovata ‘Pink Beauty’

Crassula ovata ‘Pink Beauty’ which is also known as the Jade plant, is a small-sized, succulent plant native to South Africa, and Mozambique. If it is kept in sunlight, its foliage turns pink, that is why it is known as pink beauty. This is one of the most famous indoor ornamental succulent plants that are grown in small pots all over the world. The Crassula ovata ‘Pink Beauty’ also grows small pink and white flowers during the blooming season.

Crassula pellucida ‘Variegata’

The Crassula pellucida ‘Variegata’ which is also known as the Calico Kitten, is a small-sized succulent plant used for ornamental purposes. It is native to Africa but can be grown in most other parts of the world as well. It has beautiful pointy leaves of pink and green color. The inner part of the leaves is green while the outer part and edges are pink. Its leaves are thick and help it store water during the dry summer. It can only grow a few inches, and during the blooming season, they produce small flowers of white color.

Crassula perforata ‘String of Buttons’

The Crassula perforata ‘String of Buttons’ is also known as a Necklace vine or Pagoda plant. It is a small-sized succulent plant that can perfectly fit in a small pot. It has button-shaped leaves that are arranged in the string (on a stem). It has mostly green foliage, but the edges of its leaves have pink color. If it is kept in dark, the leaves will remain green, to see the pink color, you will have to keep it in a bright environment. It is grown as an ornamental plant worldwide, meanwhile, it is native to South Africa.

Echeveria luau

The Echeveria luau is a small flowering succulent plant, known for its beautiful foliage of pink and white color. The Echeveria luau is native to most parts of Argentina and Mexico, but it is grown worldwide to be used as an indoor ornamental plant. It can only grow a few inches tall and wide, which means it can easily fit in small plant pots. It requires more sunlight to grow properly, so you will have to keep it in a bright place. If it is kept in dark or is overwatered or underwatered, it would change its color to pale white or blue. It is a sensitive plant, so you should keep it in an environment similar to its natural habitat.

Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

The Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ is an evergreen succulent plant of small size. The Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ is found natively in most parts of the Mexico region. It is also one of the popular succulent species that are grown for ornamental usage worldwide. It needs less frequent watering to grow, as it can store in its fleshy thick leaves. It has pink, green, and indigo color in its foliage that make it look beautiful and very colorful. It only grows a few inches tall, which means it can be kept in small pots. 

Echeveria ‘Peacockii’

The Echeveria ‘Peacockii’ is known for its beautiful shape and pink colors in its foliage. Leaves of the Echeveria ‘Peacockii’ are arranged beautifully like the petals of a rose, but these are thicker and fleshier as they can store water. It is a small-sized plant and can be kept in pots. It requires less frequent watering and full sunlight. The Echeveria ‘Peacockii’ is native to dry areas of Mexico. The Echeveria ‘Peacockii’ can change its color depending on the amount of sunlight it receives. So, you must keep it in a bright place.

Echeveria ‘Tippy’

The Echeveria ‘Tippy’ is a beautiful evergreen succulent, native to Mexico. It also has a beautiful shape; its leaves spread and overlap one another creating a rosette shape. The Echeveria ‘Tippy’ has green leaves with pink edges. The color of its leaves changes over time depending upon the sunlight and season. Its leaves have pointy pink edges. It is also one of the ornamental plants that can be grown indoors. It must be kept in a bright place.

Echeveria ‘Taurus’

The Echeveria ‘Taurus’ is known for its entirely pink-colored leaves. It looks very beautiful and depicts the appearance of one giant pink rose flower. Its leaves are mostly pink but green in the middle. It is also native to Mexico and Argentina but it can also be grown in any part of the world. This needs less frequent watering, well-draining soil, and plenty of light to properly grow. It is easy to grow because it requires almost no effort other than watering. It looks very beautiful on the office and house tables. It can also be planted in the outdoor gardens to diversify the look of your home garden but you will have to protect it from the harsh impacts of seasons.

Echeveria ‘Rainbow’

The Echeveria ‘Rainbow’ is a cultivar of Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’. It is a member of the Crassulaceae family of succulent plants native to Mexico. It is known for its beautiful pink leaves. It is a small-sized plant and can easily fit in a small pot. It requires less-frequent watering, proper care, bright sunlight, and well-draining soil to grow. It can also be grown in the outdoor gardens, with some precautions. It is used for the indoor decoration of homes and offices. Its leaves change color if they are not exposed to enough sunlight.

Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’

The Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’ is also a member of Crassulaceae. It is known for its beautiful rosette leaves that spread and overlap like rose petals. The leaves of Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’ are thick and wide as they are used for water storage. This is a small succulent plant that is mostly used as an ornamental plant for indoor decoration and outdoor gardens. It is native to Mexico but can be grown anywhere in the world with proper care. This plant requires well-draining soil, less-frequent watering, and bright sunlight.

Echeveria ‘Pink Champagne’

The Echeveria ‘Pink Champagne is a cross cultivar between two Echeveria succulent plant species. The Echeveria ‘Pink Champagne’ acquired properties from both of these species. It has a pinkish appearance, with a rosette leaf setting. The size of this plant can reach 10 inches in height and 7 inches in width. Its leaves are thick and fleshy as they are used for water storage during the harsh and dry summers in the Mexico region. To properly grow and reach the maximum height, requires a lot of care. Proper watering, good soil, and abundant sunlight are the key factors that help boost its growth.

Graptoveria ‘Douglas Huth’

The Graptoveria ‘Douglas Huth’ is a small evergreen stemless succulent plant from the Crassulaceae family. It is also known as Dr. Huth’s Pink or Blue because of its leaves that change color. When it is receiving light in abundance, it changes its leaves to a bright pink color, while if the plant is not receiving enough light, it changes its color to blue. This is a small plant that can only grow 8 to 10 inches high, and 6 to 7 inches wide. It has multiple leaves that are arranged in rosette formation. It is native to Argentina, and Mexico but with proper care can be grown in any part of the world.

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii

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The Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is a small succulent plant native to South Africa. This plant belongs to the Cactaceae family. The Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is a flowering plant and grows pink flowers during the blooming season. Its small roots cannot support its growth and that is why it is mostly grafted on other succulent plants. It also grows small thrones. It can be grown in most of the warm parts of the world. To grow it properly, you will need to provide it with sufficient amounts of water, nutrients, and sunlight.

Graptoveria ‘Bashful’

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The Graptoveria ‘Bashful’ is a small succulent plant cultivar created by the cross between Echeveria and Graptoveria. It forms small clumps of rosette leaf formations. It has beautiful pink and greenish-blue leaves. It is grown in small pots for indoor ornamental uses. It can also be planted in the outdoor gardens but you will have to protect them from snow and extreme cold temperatures. It needs proper care to grow, you will have to provide it sufficient water, nutrients, and sunlight. 

Graptoveria ‘Debbie’

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The Graptoveria ‘Debbie’ is a hybrid cultivar that is created by the cross between Echeveria species. Like most other Echeveria cultivars, it also has a beautiful rosette leaf formation. It requires bright sunlight, sufficient water supply, and nutrients in the soil. They grow better if the soil is well-draining and does not trap water. The Graptoveria ‘Debbie’ is pink, whitish-pink, and blue. The thick leaves of Graptoveria ‘Debbie’ help store water to survive in the desert areas and hot summers. The Graptoveria ‘Debbie’ is a flowering plant and it blooms during the spring. The color of these flowers is orange-yellow.

Graptopetalum ‘Copper Rose’

The Graptopetalum ‘Copper Rose’ is a flowering small succulent plant native to Mexico and Arizona. It is a perennial plant that can be grown in any part of the world if it is provided with nutrient-rich well-draining soil, controlled water supply, bright sunlight, and proper care. The Graptopetalum ‘Copper Rose’ has a rosette leaf pattern, its leaves are arranged in rose petals sequence and look very beautiful. Its fleshy thick leaves have bright pink color. It is a small plant meaning that it can only grow a few inches tall and wide. Mostly it is grown as an ornamental plant. 

Graptopetalum Pachyphyllum ‘Bluebean’

The Graptopetalum Pachyphyllum ‘Bluebean’ is a cultivar of Graptopetalum Pachyphyllum species, known for its pink-colored leaves. The Graptopetalum Pachyphyllum ‘Bluebean’ forms small clumps of leaves that overlap each other and create a rosette formation. It is called a blue bean because it can change its color to blue if it is not receiving sufficient sunlight. To grow it in a pot or a garden, you will have to provide it with nutrient-rich well-draining soil, access to sunlight, and a controlled water supply. The Graptopetalum Pachyphyllum ‘Bluebean’ species is found natively in the Central Mexico region.

Graptopetalum Paraguayense ‘Ghost Plant’

The Graptopetalum Paraguayense is a succulent plant which is commonly known as the Ghost Plant’. It is a cultivar from the Crassulaceae family. It is known for having beautiful rosette leaf formation. Its leaves have a pink and green color. The Graptopetalum Paraguayense ‘Ghost Plant’ is a flowering succulent plant, meaning it blooms during the spring season and produces small flowers. It is a beautiful plant and that is why it is mostly used as a decorative indoor plant. To grow it indoors, you will need to provide it access to bright sunlight otherwise its leaves will change their color.

Graptosedum ‘Francesco Baldi’

The Graptosedum ‘Francesco Baldi’ also known as the Darley Sunshine, is a small succulent plant from the Crassulaceae family native to Mexico. It has pink leaves that form a beautiful rosette shape that is why it looks like a large rose with thick petals. It requires direct sunlight, a controlled water supply, nutrient-rich, and well-draining soil to grow. It is an ornamental plant that is used for indoor decorations.  It only grows a few inches high and wide, meaning that it can be kept in a small pot. You can also grow it in an outdoor garden, but you will have to protect it from the impact of harsh winter.

Conclusion

The article above contains a list of pink-colored succulent plants. In this list, there are 25 different species and cultivars of succulents that have pink color in their foliage. The basic care guidelines for each of these are similar because most of them belong to the same family of plants. They require a well-draining soil that is also nutrients rich to grow. Apart from the soil, it requires direct sunlight and protection against plant pathogens. These are succulent plants; they can store water in their leaves which is why they do not require frequent watering. You should only water them once the soil has dried. They must be kept under direct sunlight because if they do not receive enough sunlight, they change their foliage color and their iconic pink color might disappear.

Frequently Asked QuestionS

Question: Do pink succulents exist?

Yes, pink succulents exist. There are a lot of varieties and cultivars of pink succulents. Some are permanently pink, while some change their color due to several conditions. Echeveria, Aeonium, Graptosedum, and Aloe are a few genera of succulent plants that have pink foliage. Most of these are created through the cross of different species to get the required pink color but some are also naturally pink as well.

Question: How to get pink succulent?

You can buy pink succulents from your local nurseries, but if they do not have any pink succulents, then you can also order from internet base nurseries and retail websites such as Amazon, eBay, and Etsy.

Question: Are pink succulents rare?

Yes, in most parts of the world, pink succulents are rare. This is because these plants do not grow in these parts of the world. They are imported from the places where they grow naturally. Succulents grow naturally in hot and dry areas of the world especially deserts. That is why they are most often found in dry parts of Africa, Mexico, and Texas in the United States. But not all of these succulents are pink, only a few are. That is why we can say that these are rare plant species.

Question: How to take care of a pink succulent?

Taking care of a pink succulent is no different from taking care of any other succulent species. They will need well-draining, nutrient-rich soil to grow. Apart from the soil, they will need sunlight and a controlled water supply. So, even if you are keeping them indoors, make sure that they get enough sunlight, otherwise, they will change their foliage color. Keeping them in a bright place can help to maintain their pink color.