Some succulent plants naturally get reddish tips on their leaves when exposed to full sun or extreme heat. The plant is coping with the extreme heat by producing a red pigment (carotenoids) on its foliage to protect itself from sunburn.
In this regard, which succulents are pink?
Here are 15 Stunning Pink Succulents You Would Love:
- Pachyphytum Oviferum (Moonstones)
- Anacampseros Rufescens.
- Echeveria ‘Perle Von Nurnberg’
- Echeveria ‘Afterglow’
- Echeveria ‘Laui’
- Echeveria ‘Peacockii’
- Sedum Rubrotinctum ‘Aurora’ (Pink Jelly Beans or Pink Pork and Beans)
- Graptoveria ‘Bashful’
Beside above, how do you take care of pink succulents?
How to Care for Succulents (And Not Kill Them): 9 Plant-Care Tips
- Make Sure Your Succulents Get Enough Light. …
- Rotate Succulents Frequently. …
- Water According to the Season. …
- Water the Soil Directly. …
- Keep Succulents Clean. …
- Choose a Container with Drainage. …
- Plant Succulents in the Right Soil. …
- Get Rid of Bugs.
Why do plants turn pink?
The pink colorations in plants (along with purples, reds, and blacks) are caused by a group of plant pigments called anthocyanins. … Because each leaf has less green coloration in it and more pink, these leaves need slightly more light than usual to achieve the same level of glucose output through photosynthesis.
Here’s what to look for to know that your succulent is overwatered: Soft, mushy, translucent leaves–An overwatered plant will have soft, mushy leaves that may also appear shriveled. … Leaves turn black–If the overwatering continues, the leaves will start to rot and you will see them turn black.
Pink Moonstone is a peachy pink succulent native to Central Mexico, like Mammillaria Elongata. Though most often pinkish in color, the leaves can also range toward a bluish-lavender. The chunky leaves are coated in a white or silver film, or farina.
Succulents are normally known for their rich green color, but did you know that there are a wide variety of colorful succulents? You can find vibrant red succulents, muted blue succulents and many colors in between. Some also have beautiful accent colors like yellow, white and black.