46 Types of Purple Succulents [With Pictures]

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I love purple, so when the opportunity to add purple succulents to my home presented itself, I couldn’t pass on it. However, I quickly realized I was spoilt for choice because several purple succulents exist.

So, if you are looking for purple succulents, rest assured that you have plenty of choices, and to help you get started, I’ve compiled 46 types of purple succulents.

46 Types of Purple Succulents

1. Graptoveria ‘Debbie’

types of Purple Succulents

Consider this popular succulent if you want to add drama to your home through its deep purple color. You will absolutely enjoy its tiny apricot flowers throughout spring.

I love that this purple succulent works exceptionally with others, so you can incorporate it into your succulent arrangement or garden. Debbie works whether you want an outdoor or indoor succulent and is also an excellent container plant.

It thrives in mild to warm climates, which include USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11.

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2. Graptopetalum Purple Delight

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You will have an easy time caring for Purple Delight if you are a beginner because it is low maintenance and super great as a household plant. It will bring stunning colors to your house, ranging from lavender-gray to frosted white.

It is typically hardy in USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11. However, you can still have it if you live in a colder area but move it indoors during winter.

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3. Graptopetalum superbum

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This tiny evergreen succulent with distinct fleshy gray, purple, and pink leaves is perfect for your coffee tables, spilling over your walls, containers, or hanging baskets. While perfect for USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11, it can thrive indoors in colder regions but protect it from frost and freezing temperatures.

Also, look forward to pale yellow star-shaped flowers in early spring.

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4. Graptoveria ‘Topsy-Debbie’

purple succulent with pink flowers
Graptoveria Topsy Debbie

This plant is delightful with thick dusty lilac spoon-shaped leaves, so you would not go wrong introducing it to your home. Looking forward to seeing its small flowers in spring and sometimes later in the year.

It looks its best in USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11, but if you plant it outside its growing zones, bring it indoors in winter.

Also read: Easiest Succulents To Grow Indoors For Beginners

5. Graptopetalum ‘Purple Haze’ 

succulents with purple flowers

This plant is an absolute eye draw owing to its unique and captivating fleshy, rosette-shaped leaves with a dusty purple hue. When it comes to blooming, Purple Haze produces stunning little flowers with lavender spikes when spring comes.

It loves moderate to warm temperatures but can tolerate different conditions, including colder regions, provided you protect it from frost and cold temperatures.

6. Graptoveria ‘Araluen Gem’

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Grow Araluen Gem in bright light, and it will treat you with beautiful purple to green leaves with pink flushes. The leaves are fleshy, with a rosette shape adding to its visual appeal.

This USDA hardiness zone 9-11 succulent can develop a tall stalk with many bell-shaped yellow and pink flowers.

7. Echeveria Purple Pearl

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Add this gorgeous succulent with attractive rosettes and unique coloration to your home, and ensure it gets plenty of sun for a rosier color. It has a soft, matte appearance thanks to its powdery coating known as farina.

Typically, its foliage’s color ranges from deep purple to burgundy. Go for it if your residence falls under USDA hardiness zones 9-11.

8. Echeveria ‘Neon Breakers’

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This spectacularly curly succulent with crinkled fluorescent purple, magenta, and orange suggestions on its blue-green leaves. So, make a bold statement with this Echeveria, whether indoors or outdoors.

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While you can grow it in cold regions and protect it from harsh weather, it’s perfect for moderate to warm temperatures.

9. Echeveria ‘Orion’

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Are you looking for a compact, versatile succulent with an attractive coloration for your rock garden, xeriscape landscape, or succulent arrangement? If the answer is yes, consider the Echeveria Orion.

This silvery blue rosette with pink to purple flushes thrives in warm climates, typically USDA hardiness zones 9-11.

10. Echeveria Cubic Frost

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You will recognize cubic frost because its leaves appear to be growing backward. The fleshy, wavy leaves are pointy, upturned, in proportion, and have a thick powdery wax overlay to protect them from direct sunlight. It belongs to USDA hardy zones 10a-11b.

11. Echeveria ‘Perle von Nurnberg’

Succulent with purple flowers on long stems outdoor

Add this popular Echeveria cultivar to your home for a lovely leaf color arrangement ranging from grayish-lavender to pinkish-lilac. These leaves are rosette and exceptionally smooth.

For a more vibrant blue-purple color, ensure it receives enough sunlight; otherwise, it will turn gray. It’s suited for USDA hardy zones 9-12.

12. Echeveria Lilacina

Echeveria Lilacina

Introduce this succulent to your garden, rock gardens, or containers for a touch of elegance and beauty. This stunning compact plant has fleshy, silver-gray rosette spoon-shaped leaves that are somewhat elongated.

Cultivate Echeveria Lilacina in USDA hardy zones 9-11 or indoors in regions outside its growing zones.

13. Echeveria ‘Taurus’

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It’s a striking cultivar that bears thick, fleshy, rosette triangular bluish-green leaves with reddish edges, giving them an attractive contrast.

It’s best grown in hardiness zones 9-11. Care for this plant well, and it will be an excellent and rewarding addition to your succulent collection.

14. Echeveria Romeo

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This succulent will easily capture your attention thanks to its thick, triangular-shaped captivating leaves, typically green in the center with red or maroon edges.

Echeveria Romeo prefers zones with temperatures ranging from 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Also, protect it from extreme heat or cold, especially during winter.

15. Echeveria ‘Chroma’

Echeveria ‘Chroma’

While this succulent comes in various colors, such as pink, apricot, white, gold, and green, I’ve added it to the list because it also comes in green.

It’s a strikingly stunning bell-shaped little colorful plant. If you fancy Echeveria Chroma, it would be best if you lived in hardiness zones 9-11.

16. Echeveria tolimanensis

purple succulent with pink flowers

Like Purple Pearl, this succulent has farina hence the frosty, powdery appearance. Its rosettes grow close to the ground and have deep purple to dove-gray leaves.

You will see tall flower stalks when the flowering season comes along, with its pink to coral flowers contrasting the leaves. It thrives in zones 9-11.

17. Echeveria Ariel

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Succulent enthusiasts and collectors highly prize this stunning, rare plant with visually appealing rosette form and striking leaf colors. In summer, it blossoms with bell-shaped flowers with shades of pink, coral, or orange. You can plant it indoors and outdoors, thriving in hardy zones 9-11

18. Moonstones (Pachyphytum oviferum)

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You will love growing and caring for this eye-catching succulent that many admire for its beautiful peachy-orange to purple leaves. Consider it for your succulent collections, rock gardens, or arrangements in hardy zones 9-11. It will also serve you well as a houseplant in colder climates.

19. Othonna Capensis

Othonna Capensis

I love this succulent for its trailing habit and the striking necklace-like appearance its cylindrical leaves create. With the capability to grow up to 12 inches long, Othonna capensis is perfect for your hanging plant arrangement or ground cover. It thrives in warm climates- hardy zones 9-11.

20. Pleiospilos Nelii rubra

Pleiospilos Nelii rubra

This succulent’s two rose-to-purple thick, round, fleshy leaves are fused to form a split or rock appearance. It will blend well with any rock surroundings in your home due to its leaves’ pebble-like texture. It is ideal for hardiness zones 9 to 11.

21. Sedum Purple Blob

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This succulent will easily help you fill the tiny spaces in your garden because this mat-forming gray-purple plant grows fast. It has soft, pillowy florets and adds texture and color to your home. Besides planting it in a container, consider using it as a ground cover. Grow it in zones 5-9.

22. Sedum dasyphyllum “Lilac Mound”

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If you plant this succulent with other succulents or drought-tolerant plants, you will get beautiful textural contrasts. It’s ideal for your rock gardens, borders, or trailing plants arrangement.

This 5-9 hardy zone succulent has purple and blue-green steadily clumped leaves. Its small white flowers have tiny black dots.

23. Sempervivum Purple Haze

Sempervivum Purple Haze

Purple Haze is a fine choice if you prefer a resilient, visually appealing succulent since it thrives in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9.

Also, its attractive purple foliage makes it a striking addition to succulent gardens, rockeries, or an accent plant in mixed container arrangements. It also forms tight rosettes of thick, fleshy leaves.

24. Sempervivum heuffelii (Job’s Beard)

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Make this succulent part of your succulent arrangements, alpine plantings, or rock gardens because of its unique leaf coloration, cobweb-like strands, and clumping growth habit.

It’s suited for hardiness zones 4-9 and thus adaptable to various climates, including tolerating cold climates.

25. Sunrise Succulent

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These lovely, low-growing succulents grow in clusters, starting small and spreading out by generating offsets. It has rainbow-colored leaves with purple, green, pink, and yellow-green foliage.

You can place this plant anywhere, adding color and beauty to the place. It’s hardy in zones 9a to 11b.

26. Sempervivum ‘Purple Beauty’

Sempervivum ‘Purple Beauty’

You won’t get enough of this plant if you love that deep purple or burgundy coloration in your succulents. Use it to create a ground cover or fill gaps in sunny areas because it forms dense clusters and is low-growing.

It will also do well in your rockeries, succulent gardens, and mixed container arrangements. It’s generally suitable for USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9.

27. Sedeveria Lilac Mist

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Lilac Mist will look splendid on your windowsill or tabletop because it is compact and thus suitable for smaller spaces. It would make an eye-catching addition to your home thanks to its distinctive lilac and gray foliage, which adds a touch of softness and elegance to any succulent collection. Grow it in hardy zones 9-11.

28. Sedeveria ‘Jet Beads’

Sedeveria ‘Jet Beads’

Although it is suited for hardiness zones 9-11, it doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy this succulent with deep, dark purple, or burgundy leaves outside its growing zones.

However, bring it indoors to safeguard it from freezing temperatures. Despite producing yellow or orange colors, you will love it more for its striking foliage.

29. Aeonium Arboreum ‘Zwartkop’ (Black Rose)

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I bet your home will look beautiful with this evergreen succulent with elongated stems that give it a plant-like appearance and its characteristic blackish-purple look. It is generally frost-tender and best suits USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11. This plant suits you whether you are a succulent enthusiast or a collector.

30. Aeonium ‘Velour’

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It features rosettes of velvety, dark purple to almost black leaves that contrast with its intense green heart. This succulent produces tall, erect inflorescences with clusters of small, star-shaped yellow flowers, but you may appreciate it more for its foliage.

This sensational plant grows excellently in hardy zones 9-11.

31. Purple Aeonium Atropurpureum

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This showy succulent can branch into thick, woody stems, developing into a small shrub-like plant with multiple rosettes. This reason alone makes it a magnificent plant worthy of your indoor and outdoor spaces. This deep purple succulent will thrive if you live in hardy zones 9-11.

32. Graptoveria Fred Ives Plant

Graptoveria Fred Ives Plant

Consider adding this amazing little succulent to your container gardens or arrangements to beautify them further and add color. It features smooth bluish-green or grayish-green waxy leaves with a pink, purple, or reddish-brown tinge along the edges.

Plant this popular succulent in hardiness zones 9-11, or keep it indoors in colder regions.

33. Anacampseros rufescens

Anacampseros rufescens

While this succulent often has green or gray-green leaves with a velvety texture, they can turn reddish or purple under certain conditions. For instance, expose it to bright sunlight or cool temperatures, and you will see this beautiful color. This mat-forming succulent prefers hardiness zones 9-11.

34. Echeveria Black Prince

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Do you want to create a bold statement in your succulent arrangements? The Black Prince will help you do so. Its dark burgundy or nearly black, thick, triangular-shaped rosette leaves make this plant highly sought after. It will feel at home at hardness zones 9-11, but if you plant it outside this region, take it indoors in winter.

35. Purple Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg

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You can enjoy this captivating succulent for decades, even after it blooms, if you care for it. It will stand out in your succulent collection because of its soft, colored leaves; touching it will feel as soft as porcelain. It grows well in hardiness zones 9-12.

36. Houseleek ‘Raspberry Ice’

Houseleek ‘Raspberry Ice’

The beauty of this plant is undeniable whether you grow it in your garden as part of your succulent arrangement or indoors. Its greenish-blue or grayish-green leaves and deep maroon or raspberry-colored tips and edges create a striking contrast. Raspberry Ice is generally cold-hardy and suitable for USDA hardiness zones 3-9.

37. Lithops Optica ‘Rubra’

Lithops Optica ‘Rubra’

I recommend this fascinating succulent if you want an excellent conversation piece that will also add an element of intrigue to your plant collection. This reddish-brown or reddish-purple succulent mimic stones and blend into its surroundings.

Its striking reddish coloration makes it perfect for rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or houseplant arrangements in hardiness zones 9 to 12.

38. Mangave ‘Mission To Mars’

Mangave ‘Mission To Mars’

Incorporate the best features of Agave and Manfreda by incorporating this ornamental succulent indoors or outdoors. Its variegated leaves with shades of green, purple, and maroon and unique patterns and textures, often with spiky edges and raised ridges, add to its visual interest. Mission To Mars will thrive if you live in regions under Hardiness zones 7 to 10.

39. Tradescantia Pallida ‘Purple Heart’

Tradescantia Pallida ‘Purple Heart’

Go for this succulent if you seek a plant with striking purple foliage. Purple Heart stands out for its vibrant purple color, and your hanging baskets or garden will look splendid thanks to its trailing and cascading growth habit.

Its trailing growth habit and low maintenance requirements make it a versatile and visually appealing addition to various garden settings, especially in USDA hardiness zones 9-11.

40. Sedum dasyphyllum ‘Corsican Stonecrop’


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Add texture, color, and low-maintenance beauty to various garden settings with this charming and versatile succulent that thrives in hardy zones 5-9. It forms compact mounds or mats of small, fleshy leaves that are densely packed along the stems, giving the plant a lush and carpet-like appearance.

41. Sempervivum Tectorum

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Provide this succulent with excellent growing conditions, including growing it in hardiness zones 3 to 8, and you will see it blossom. It suits you if you are a seasoned or beginner gardener. Also, many appreciate it for its rosette-shaped foliage and ability to produce offsets or “chicks,” I know I do.

42. Sempervivum ‘Purple Beauty’

Sempervivum ‘Purple Beauty’

This is another succulent that many love for its beautiful rosette and ability to generate offsets. It also features green to purple leaves often tinged with red or maroon shades, particularly along the leaf margins. Purple Beauty thrives in hardiness zones 3 to 8. If these characteristics appeal to you, why not plant this succulent?

43. Sempervivum Dark Beauty

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This is one of the easiest succulents to grow and extremely resilient to disregard, thus perfect if you want a low-maintenance, highly tolerant plant. It gets its name Dark Beauty because of its dark purple or burgundy leaves. Its fine green hairs give the leaves a velvety texture. Cultivate it outdoors in hardiness zones 3-8.

43. Sedum Purple Emperor

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Who wouldn’t want an award-winning succulent growing in their borders, rock gardens, or containers, adding a touch of elegance and color to their landscape? This is exactly what Sedum Purple Emperor offers.

Its leaves emerge green but gradually darken to a rich, deep purple color as they mature. This succulent is generally recommended for USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9.

45. Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

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This beautiful succulent is sought-after for its stunning colors and rosette-shaped foliage. It has an ethereal, otherworldly appearance that perfectly suits your succulent arrangements, rock gardens, and containers. It’s best suited for zones 9-11

46. Othonna Capensis ‘String of Rubies’

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The string of Rubies is a favorite of mine, characterized by the deep red or ruby color that gives it its distinctive appearance. The leaves grow densely along long, trailing stems, creating a cascading effect.

Therefore, grow it in hanging baskets or containers or make it part of your rock garden for a unique look. It’s ideal for hardiness zones 9 to 11, where your plant do not have to endure freezing temperatures.


With purple succulents, your succulent garden or arrangement will look elegant and luxurious, making the environment relaxing and beautiful. The plants above will help add an enchanting element to your home.

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