Succulents, also known as cacti, are not only stunning but also remarkably easy to care for, providing a splash of color and uniqueness to our homes. These botanical wonders aren’t limited to outdoor spaces; they can thrive indoors, bringing joy for years to come.

With a myriad of colors, shapes, and sizes available, here is a list of the best succulents to keep indoors:

  1. Zebra Cactus (Haworthia attenuata)
    • Native to Africa, it features dark, upright leaves with small horizontal white stripes.
    • Perennial and compact, it requires minimal water and can thrive in a small pot.
  2. Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii)
    • Originating from Madagascar, it has long spoon-shaped leaves and small flowers in yellow, red, or pink.
    • Thrives with minimal water and blossoms when exposed to direct sunlight.
  3. String of Bananas (Senecio radicans)
    • Characterized by curved foliage in a mix of green and blue hues.
    • A simple-to-care-for South African native, it’s a trailing plant with fragrant white flowers in fall and winter.
  4. Living Stones (Lithops)
    • Resembling colored stones, these tiny succulents are perfect for small pots.
    • Native to Africa, they bloom from spring to fall, emerging from a cylindrical fissure between two divided leaves.
  5. Burro’s Tail (Sedum morganianum)
    • Native to Mexico, it is easy to propagate, with cylindrical leaves on stems that can reach 50 centimeters.
    • Adapts well to shade, requiring minimal water.
  6. Echeveria elegans
    • With a rosette shape and green flowers, it blooms in summer with stems around 20 centimeters long.
    • Originating from Mexico, it needs little care, thriving in bright but indirect sunlight.
  7. Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera)
    • Particularly beautiful in winter, displaying flowers ranging from pink and white to red and yellow.
    • Native to Brazil, it’s easy to propagate and requires minimal water and natural light.
  8. Kalanchoe Tessa
    • A trailing plant with beautiful pink flowers, it can reach a height of 30 centimeters.
    • Fleshy green leaves and slender stems characterize this succulent, thriving in a mix of soil and peat. Water sparingly.
  9. Jade Plant
    • One of the most well-known succulents, it grows in the form of various trees with a striking gray trunk.
    • Requires minimal water and ample light, with abundant light turning leaf tips red.
  10. Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum)
    • Resembling roses with rounded edges, they thrive even in shade.
    • Fleshy leaves tolerate long periods of drought, needing water only when the soil is dry.