What I Know About Succulents With Orange Flowers

succulents with orange flowers

Have you felt that warm, fuzzy feeling when you walk into a room and set your sights on a radiant, orange flower arrangement? Doesn’t it just lift your spirits and give your life new energy? That is the healing power of flowers, and especially the color of the flower matters. Orange flowers suggest feelings of enthusiasm and excitement for what lies ahead.

On a slow morning when you can’t seem to get up and function, looking at orange flowers will induce feelings of adventure and spontaneity, renewing your creativity and passion for life. 

Maybe you don’t have the time, patience, or know-how to take care of plants, but you would like to create the energy and good vibes brought about by plants with orange flowers. Here’s where succulents come in.

Not only are they beautiful and available in unique shapes and sizes, but they are low-maintenance plants that don’t mind being abandoned for a while. They are relatively inexpensive and challenging (but possible) to kill, plus you have the choice between leafy, pudgy, spiky, furry, delicate, or multi-colored succulents.

With that in mind and the will to have orange in your life, how about getting a succulent with orange flowers?

My 12 Picks For Succulents With Orange Flowers

#1. Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana

What can be better than a low-maintenance flowering plant that produces orange blooms from mid-January to June? Nothing!

Meet the Kalanchoe blossfeldiana or Flowering Kalanchoe as it is commonly referred to. This evergreen succulent only needs sunlight and the occasional drink of water to stay alive. Growing between 6 and 12 inches tall, this upright-standing plant produces flower bunches in vivid colors such as yellow, red, and magenta, and you can get one that produces bright orange blooms.

The flowers have four petals and grow at the top of thin green stems that open to small finger-like branches. The bright flowers contrast nicely with the plant’s thick waxy, scalloped-edged leaves. This dazzling succulent is native to Madagascar and enjoys a sunny spot on the windowsill.

Succulents with Orange Flowers
Flowering Kalanchoe @verde_acalanto

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#2. Lobivia Jajoiana var. Nigrostoma

A proud member of the cacti family, the Lobivia Jajoiana is a small succulent originally from the provinces of Salta and Jujuy in Northern Argentina. This cactus has a soft stem that can grow straight up or bend slightly. It has grey-green to dark green leaves that first appear circular but lengthen as the plant ages. To allow this stunning cactus to steal the show of your home, place yours in one of these minimalistic planters!

Succulents with Orange Flowers
Image ‘Lobivia Jajoiana’ from @hyoutan_de_ranpu_yukiakari on Instagram

The plant’s crown is slightly pushed down and has a white, wool-like texture. About 10 to 14 ribs run downward with grey-white areoles with clusters of 3 cm spines sticking out of them.

Lobivia produces stunning flowers from basal tubercles on the plant’s top side. The petals of the flowers can grow up to 7 cm wide and come in an array of intense hues like tomato-red, yellow, and, wait for it… orange. Regardless of the color, all flowers have a thick, dark, purple-violet to black ring around the throat and boast yellow anthers and purple stamens.

Caring for Nigrostoma Succulent

This outdoor succulent requires as much fresh air as possible as it cannot endure stagnant heat. Lobivia needs loads of sunshine and light and should be watered regularly in the summer. This plant is tolerant to most temperatures, with the daytime heat and nighttime cold working well for its health. If kept dry, it can survive frost well, managing temperatures of -5° C. We found these incredible hanging pots in which your Lobivia Jajoianas would look great. Try hanging them on your front porch!

#3. Echinopsis Chamaecereus ‘Peanut Cactus’

This succulent is native to Bolivia and Argentina. It can grow up to 6 meters tall and 6 meters wide. Peanut Cactus has broad triangular or peanut-shaped pale green stems that can grow up to 4 inches long and 3 inches wide. During the spring to the winter season, these succulent blooms have orange to reddish flowers. It is low-growing and easy to grow succulent.

#4. Echeveria ‘Doris Taylor’ (Woolly Rose)

It is a small yet fleshy rosette-forming succulent covered with silver hair. It is one of the unique succulents with orange flowers. The Woolly Rose plant can grow up to 2 inches tall and 6 inches in diameter. It glistens because of its silvery hair. During the spring and summer seasons, it produces tiny orange flowers. This succulent is native to Mexico.

#5. Rebutia Fiebrigii ‘Crown Cactus’

This solitary succulent will eventually produce offsets and form compact mounds. The stems are green, elongated, can grow up to 2.4 inches in diameter, and are covered with white spines. It is a beautiful succulent that blooms orange flowers during spring. The flowers grow around the tip of the stems, giving them a crown look. This succulent is native to the rocky plateau of Bolivia Andes. Due to its physical characteristics, this succulent is a known ornamental plant.

#6. Rebutia muscula ‘Orange Snowball’

It has green semi-spherical stems. The stems are covered in fine white spines that resemble snowballs. The flowers are funnel-shaped and deep orange in color. Typically, this succulent blooms during the spring to summer seasons. It is native to Bolivia and thrives in mountain regions.

#7. Lampranthus Aurantiacus ‘Orange Ice Plant’

This subshrub succulent can grow up to 14 inches tall and 5 feet wide. It has elongated three-sided gray-green leaves that can grow up to 1.2 inches long. During the spring season, bright orange flowers with yellow centers bloom. This succulent is native to South Africa and New Zealand and thrives under full sunlight and on dry soil.

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#8. Aloe Arborescens ‘Candelabra Aloe’

This succulent is native to South Africa. The leaves are swords-like and form rosettes. It is an eye-catcher as the stems can grow long and give the succulent a candelabra look. The succulent also produces trumpet-shaped orange flowers. Candelabra Aloe thrives at sea level up to cliff edges on rocky mountains.

#9. Aloe Ferox ‘Bitter Aloe’

This succulent belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. It is known for its colorless leaf gel and bitter brown exudate. It is a succulent shrub that forms distinct rosettes. The leaves can grow up to 3 meters tall. This succulent is native to South Africa and thrives in rocky slopes, open scrublands, and grasslands.

#10. Aloe Marlothii ‘Mountain Aloe’ Cactus

Mountain Aloe, given its name, is native to South Africa and thrives in mountainous regions. It is a large fleshy grayish-green succulent. This succulent blooms tubular red to orange flowers during the late summer and fall.

#11. Cleistocactus Icosagonus

This succulent is native to South America and thrives in mountainous areas. It belongs to the Cactaceae family, a woody succulent species. It is known for its golden spines and red-orange flowers. The flowers are tubular and around 2 inches long.

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#12. Cotyledon Tomentosa ‘Bear Paw’

This succulent orange flower has thick and fuzzy green leaves with teeth on the ends. It is low-growing and can only grow up to 30 centimeters tall. It is, therefore, a perfect succulent indoor plant for you as it doesn’t consume much space. Bear Paw refers to the shape of its leaves covered with tiny teeth. During the fall season, bell-shaped orange flowers. This succulent is native to the Western Cape of South Africa.

Final Words

So whether you’re a busy student with odd hours of work and play or a hard-working professional with a demanding schedule, you could still bring the power of orange flowers to your home or office with a succulent.

Thanks for reading, hope these succulents with orange flowers delight you for years! Be sure to follow us on all social platforms to stay up to date on all things succulent-related! Follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, and join our exclusive Facebook group, Succulent City Plant Lounge!

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Happy planting, friends!

Succulent City chief editor


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