They’re drought tolerant, are easy to grow, and they can create a colorful yard in no time at all. We can combine a diverse range of plants with unique forms and colors. And in the Las Vegas area, we can use the succulent plant for xeriscaping and add instant curb appeal!
Subsequently, what succulents grow in Las Vegas?
Succulents & Cacti
- Desert Spoon.
- Blue Agave.
- Cassia Desert Shrub.
- Mexican Bird of Paradise Yellow.
- Century Plant Agave.
- Weeping Yucca.
- Ex. Gopher Plant.
Thereof, do succulents grow in Nevada?
Many of you might know that growing in our area can be a little tricky, with our soils and climate. The wonderful thing about these “juicy” plants is they can be grown both indoors and outdoors here in the high desert of northern Nevada. Another perk: Succulents can be relatively low maintenance.
How do you keep succulents alive in Las Vegas?
When growing outdoors, select a garden spot that gets a few hours of direct sun but provides midday shade. Indoors, opt for a south-facing window with a sheer curtain. Water: As a basic rule, wait for your soil to dry out completely between waterings, as too much water can cause your plant to rot.
Aloe Veras are popular plants in the Las Vegas area due to their low water usage, making them perfect for desert yards that could use some extra color and beauty. They are native to the Southwest and love outdoor spots that will give them full sun exposure throughout the day.
Please choose from the shrubs below – our selection is proven to survive the native Las Vegas soil & climate.
- Dwarf Oleander (on the HOA list)
- Germander Border Plant.
- Creeping Rosemary.
- Cassia Desert Shrub.
- Deer Grass.
- Lilly Turf (must have shade)
- Honeysuckle Vine.
Succulents love light and need about six hours of sun per day, depending on the type of succulent. Newly planted succulents can scorch in direct sunlight, so you may need to gradually introduce them to full sun exposure or provide shade with a sheer curtain.
When watering any plant you will want to make sure water is neither too hot nor too cold as this can damage the roots. Room temperature is your best friend. So to sum it up, do not use ice cubes for any plant, ever. Specifically, succulents will not appreciate it.
Some succulents don’t live long but grow offsets to replace themselves. A great example is Chicks and Hens. The main plant only
|Jade Plant||70-100 years|
|Christmas Cactus||30+ years|