Secondly, can you plant succulents and lavender together?
Yarrow, lavender, salvia, and rosemary are great flowering herbs to grow alongside your succulent beds. These herbs take the same conditions as most ground planted succulents. Depending on your layout, plant these herbs at the back of the bed or surround it with them.
Likewise, people ask, do lavender plants come back every year?
Lavender is a Low-Maintenance Perennial
And this beauty will come back to your garden every year, for about 3-5 years, so it’s a great investment. Before you make any plant purchases, however, I want to remind you to always choose plants that thrive in your plant hardiness zone.
How do I identify a succulent?
Here are some of the plant characteristics to look for when identifying succulents:
- Leaf – shape, size and thickness.
- Color – of leaves, flowers or stems.
- Markings or bumps on the leaves.
- Flower – shape, color, number of blooms and petals.
- Stem – color, texture, length.
- Ciliate hairs.
- Epicuticular wax.
- Spikes, spines or smooth.
Lavender Pebbles prefer the full sun, which enhances its strong, full growth. It also tolerates partial shade. Placing the plant under full sunlight produces bold and intense coloration of the leaves as compared to being placed in partial shade. During harsh summers, partial shade is recommended.
Lavender. With their gray, gray-green, and yellow-green leaves, lavenders look beautiful growing among succulents in a garden. These natives to the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, and Madeira are known for their aromatic scent and spikes of purple flowers.
Some winter dormant succulents that look great together are Agave, Echeveria and Sempervivum. And if you want to put the summer dormant succulents together, you may want to think about Aeonium, Aloe, Graptopetalum, and Kalanchoe.
When mixing flowers and succulents in containers, mix 2 parts potting soil with 1 part pumice or perlite and 1 part horticulture-grade sand to improve drainage. For year-round flowering, combine spring- and summer-blooming flowers with winter-flowering succulents.