Succulents by nature do better with a lot of sun exposure, but they do need protection from direct sunlight or intense heat. Too much intense sunlight can cause damage to the plants. … Plants that are red, gray, blue or covered densely with spines fare better under direct sunlight.
Beside this, what succulents do well in direct sunlight?
If you’re thinking of adding these plants in your garden, cotyledons, sedums, and agave are all great succulents that thrive in full sun exposure. But aside from selecting the right succulents, you must pair them well and know what makes them fail to thrive in order to make the most out of your garden.
Also, do succulents need direct sunlight indoors?
When succulents are indoors it’s often hard for them to get enough sunlight. Outdoors they generally need about 6 hours of bright, indirect sunlight each day. However, indoors, you’ll want to place your succulents near a window that gets light all day.