Here are a few amazing succulents that are hardy in zone 7.
- Sempervivum. Succulents in the Sempervivum group are extremely hardy and can tolerate extreme temperatures and drought conditions. …
- Agave. Agave is another group of classic succulents having large leaves with spiny tips. …
- Yucca. …
- Spurge. …
- Jovibarba. …
One may also ask, what succulents can survive winter?
There are two main varieties of succulents that can tolerate freezing temperatures, Sempervivums (commonly called hens and chicks) and Stonecrop Sedums. Most will tolerate temperatures down to -20 degrees Fahrenheit.
Additionally, what are the zones for succulents?
We typically consider plants rated USDA Zone 9 (20 to 30 F) and above to be Soft Succulents, but some plants in the category go as low as Zone 7 (0 to 10 F). All Soft Succulents can be grown outside in frost free areas (USDA Zone 10+). In colder zones, they can be grown in containers and moved inside for the winter.
Can you grow succulents outside in Zone 7?
Luckily, zone 7 is not terribly extreme and most succulents will thrive in its relatively mild winters. Succulents are one of the easiest plant groups for which to care and their wide variety and charming appearance adds a quirky sense of fun to the landscape.
As a general rule, you’ll want to bring your succulents in before the first frost. … All succulents rated higher than Zone 5 can’t survive the cold, and need to be indoors for the winter. Since I currently live in the Phoenix area, a Zone 9, most of my succulents are fine outdoors year round.
Hardy succulents: Tolerate frost and can stay outdoors through below-freezing temperatures. They’re ideal for year-round, outdoor growing. … These varieties must come indoors before nighttime temperatures get below freezing. They are, however, happy to go back outside when warm, sunny weather returns.
Orostachys is an annual succulent that dies back after blooming. When bred with Sedum the intergeneric cross is Sedoro. Learn more: Go to Mountain Crest Gardens.
Generally it’s best to wait until after the last frost and when the nights don’t drop below 40F. While you could plant some succulents outside before then, you’ll find the best success with planting when the weather is warmer. Avoid waiting until summer though, as the heat can cause just as many problems as the cold.
Zone 7 is actually a perfect climate and temperature range for many types of cactus. The biggest problem for zone 7 cactus is usually soil type. Soil must be well draining and, in most species, slightly gritty.
There are both annual and perennial succulents, although perennials are most often found in nurseries. Cactuses, almost all perennials, are also succulents. … Perennial species that flower in their first year can be planted in the spring and grown as an annual in USDA zones that are too cold for their natural survival.