Introduce These 17 Yellow Succulents

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Generally, succulents are known for their wide variety of species. You can get tiny, small, medium, and tall succulents. It is not surprising to know that their color also varies. If you want to add a splash of color to your space, yellow succulents might be for you. For this article, we will get to know 20 different yellow succulents and will be able to appreciate their beauty more.

17 Yellow Succulents To Choose For Your Garden

#1. Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’

This succulent is also known as ‘Golden Japanese Stonecrop.’ It belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is native to South America and Africa. Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’ is a low-growing plant that grows in clusters. It can grow up to 2 inches tall and 12 inches in width. This succulent has round-shaped golden yellow leaves. During summer, Sedum makinoi ‘Ogon’ produces yellow-green flowers.

#2. Sedum Sunsparkler ‘Angelina Teacup’

Sedum Sunsparkler ‘Angelina Teacup’ has needle-like bright yellow leaves. When exposed to bright sunlight, the leaves form fiery orange tips. It is a perennial plant that can reach 1 to 12 feet tall and 12 to 18 feet wide. Although this succulent typically does not produce flowers, it is still one of the famous yellow succulents used for gardens.

#3. Sedum Nussbaumerianum

Sedum Nussbaumerianum is endemic to Mexico and is a low-growing succulent. This succulent is also known as “Coppertone Stonecrop.” Its name comes from the variety of colors it can adapt to, which are yellow, yellow-green, and coppery orange. The leaves are also plump and long. The stems can grow in a sprawling manner. It also produces fragrant white flowers in clusters.

If you want to know more about this plant, we have a tailored article for Sedum Nussbaumerianum.

#4. Sedum Acre ‘Gold Moss’

Sedum Acre is native to North America. It is a low-growing, up to 2 inches tall, mat-forming perennial plant. The stems spread horizontally by a shallow rhizome. It has rounded leaves and produces star-shaped yellow flowers during the mid-spring season. This succulent is mainly seen in rock gardens, hanging baskets, and container gardens and thrives in sandy or gritty environments.

#5. Sedum Kamtschaticum

Sedum Kamtschaticum is famous for its beautiful, fleshy, spoon-shaped, and glossy leaves. This succulent produces bright yellow flowers during the summer season. It is a low-maintenance succulent native to Japan, China, Russia, and Korea.

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#6. Sedum Japonicum ‘Tokyo Sun’

Sedum japonicum belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is called the “Elephant Bush.” This plant is one of the most beautiful golden yellow succulents with its bright yellow leaves that could fade to lime green due to lack of sunlight. Despite being a low-growing succulent, Sedum Japonicum is a beautiful addition to your rock gardens.

#7. Aeonium Arboreum ‘Sunburst’

Aeonium Arboreum ‘Sunburst’ is native to the Canary Islands. It is a branching succulent that produces big rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves. Aeonium Arboreum Sunburst colors range from white and green to creamy yellow. The leaves also have pink edges. When exposed to bright sunlight, the leaves could turn coppery red but commonly retain their creamy yellow color. This succulent also produces light yellow flowers.

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#8. Sempervivum “Cmiral’s Yellow”

It is a rosette-forming succulent with a color-changing capability from pale green to bright yellow. Sempervivum Cmirals Yellow Succulent is also known as “House Leek” and is native to the Czech Republic.

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#9. Crassula Ovata ‘Hummel’s Sunset’

It is native to South Africa and Mozambique. This succulent typically grows in shrubs. It can grow up to 36 inches tall and 24 inches in width. The leaves are oval-shaped and have glossy green-to-yellow hues on the edges. Under bright sunlight, the edges of the leaves can turn fiery red. During fall and winter, Crassula Ovata produces white flowers. This plant is a yellow succulent typically seen in indoor and outdoor gardens.

#10. The Campfire Plant ‘Crassula Capitella’

Crassula Capitella is a perennial plant native to South Africa. This succulent has yellow fleshy rose-shaped leaves with orange to reddish tips. It can grow to a foot tall and two to three feet in diameter.

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#11. Echeveria Agavoides ‘Yellow Ebony’

This succulent is a slow-growing plant. Echeveria Agavoides have sharply pointed and fleshy leaves and produce star-shaped reddish-pink flowers. The leaves form up to 20 cm in diameter rosettes, typically yellow, vivid red, and dark purple. It is native to the rocky areas of Mexico.

#12. Kalanchoe Tomentosa ‘Teddy Bear’

It is a low-maintenance succulent known for its fuzz coating and cute rounded leaves. This soft coating is such an eye-catching characteristic of this succulent. The leaves are yellow to light brown in pigmentation. Kalanchoe Tomentosa also produces golden flowers during the spring and summer seasons.

#13. Agave Isthmensis ‘Rum Runner’

This succulent has dramatic stripes of golden yellow and green leaves. The leaves also form rosettes and can produce numerous offsets around the base of the plant. Agave Isthmensis can grow up to 10 inches tall and 10 inches in diameter. With its vibrant and eye-catching stripes, this succulent is an exciting addition to your succulent collection. It belongs to the Asparagaceae family and is native to Mexico.

#14. Haworthia Cymbiformis ‘Golden Haworthia’

This succulent is one of the rarest yellow succulents. It is hard to find but is also known to be one of the low-maintenance succulents. Originally, Haworthia Cymbiformis had three variations: green, orange, and yellow. The bright yellow ones are often compared to slices of lemons. It is native to the cliff and rocky slopes of South Africa.

#15. Sempervivum ‘Golden Nugget’

This succulent is typically seen in mountainous regions of Central and Southern Europe and the Mediterranean Islands. It is a beautiful succulent with yellow to lime green leaves with reddish tips. As the winter approaches, Golden Nugget Sempervivum will be more vibrant and become bright yellow to almost golden yellow.

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#16. Euphorbia Tirucalli (The Pencil Cactus Plant)

This succulent looks like a sea coral or a bunch of matchsticks. It can grow up to 8 feet tall and 3 to 10 feet wide. Euphorbia Tirucalli is more orange to reddish during the cold winter months, but this succulent is undeniably yellow during the warmer season. This succulent thrives in grassy hills, ridges, river courses, and open savanna. It is native to Mozambique, South Africa, and Tanzania.

#17. Aloe Nobilis ‘Golden Toothed Aloe’

Generally, this succulent is multicolor. It still has green leaves but with orange to yellow hues and yellow teeth on the edges. Aloe Nobilis interestingly produces nectar that attracts birds.ย 

Final Words

No doubt that these yellow succulents added some cheer to your space. With their vibrant and golden hue, any succulent lovers will surely want to add them to their garden or home. We hope that this article was able to convince you of yellow succulents’ natural charm. We can’t wait to see your growing succulent collection!

Succulent City chief editor


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