Where to buy colorful succulents!

It can be hard to find those colorful succulents you see in so many photos online. This post will help you find those succulents you’re looking for! Find out where to buy succulents online.

I’ve purchased quite a few new succulents lately so I thought I’d share some of my findings with you! Buying succulents can be a lot of fun, but depending on where you live it can be hard to find them.

Fortunately with their rising popularity I’m finding that many more nurseries are starting to carry them. If you are in California, or an area that is warm for the majority of the year, it should be pretty easy to find a nearby nursery that sells succulents. That said, I’ve also been amazed at how many places I’ve found to buy succulents here in Utah.

If you've wondered where you can find colorful succulents to buy, look no further!
Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

My all time favorite place to buy succulents online is Mountain Crest Gardens. I may be a little biased because they sell a huge selection of cold hardy succulents and that’s the only thing I can grow year round outdoors. However, they also have a great selection of tender succulents as well.

My favorite thing from Mountain Crest is their wholesale succulents. Anyone can buy them and they are such a great price! If you don’t mind getting a mixed variety instead of specific plants you pick out, this is definitely the way to go.

You'll find a great selection of affordable, high quality succulents from Mountain Crest Gardens
Sempervivums and Sedums

I’ve purchased succulent cuttings online from The Succulent SourceDaniel’s Specialty Nursery and from Succulent Gardens. The Succulent Source has high quality plants that are sure to live up to your standards. The group from Daniel’s Specialty Nursery had a wider variety of plants. The cuttings from Succulent Gardens were a little smaller, but great for a wreath or living picture.

Succulent Cuttings from Daniel's Specialty Nursery - Where to Buy Succulents Locally and Online - Succulents and Sunshine

I’ve also discovered a wealth of succulents online at Etsy.com of all places! There are several stores that have a great collection of plants. Some of my favorites include: The Succulent Source (great for wedding favorite and cuttings), The Succulent Garden (a wide variety of bare root plants), Altman Plants (good for more rare varieties), Succulent Beauties (a variety of sizes and shapes of succulents), and Succulent Babies (a variety of succulent species).

You can also buy arrangements online too! I highly recommend I Dream of Succulents and Vertical Flora.

Locally, I went to Cactus and Tropicals and found a great variety of plants. The prices weren’t bad, but I didn’t feel like they were an awesome deal either. I got this smaller guy for $2.95 and the amazing Echeveria Blue Curls for $12. I’d been looking for the Blue Curls for a while so I decided it was worth it since it was pretty large and healthy.

Echeveria Blue Curls - Where to Buy Succulents Locally and Online - Succulents and Sunshine
Echeveria ‘Blue Curls’

I visited another nursery and found these pots of Echeveria Afterglow for just $5! I was so excited because they had a bunch of smaller offsets on them, plus the huge one in the center. This is by far the best deal I’ve found on large succulents. So, check our your local nurseries and see what you can find!

Echeveria Afterglow - Where to Buy Succulents Locally and Online - Succulents and Sunshine
Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

If your local nursery doesn’t carry succulents, you can also check Lowes and Home Depot. I’ve found a surprisingly good selection there and the prices aren’t too bad. Generally they cost about $3-4 for a small pot. I’ve heard people say these are generally dying or diseased, but the few I’ve purchased here have been great so far and they are going on a year now.

I would love to know where you all buy most of your succulents! Also, check out my post about what to look for when buying succulents!

Kalanchoe luciae - Where to Buy Succulents Locally and Online - Succulents and Sunshine
Kalanchoe luciae

96 Responses to Where to buy colorful succulents!

  1. Funny you mention Home Depot and Lowes. Where I’m at I’ve had to get all of mine at either Home Depot, Lowes, or Walmart and most of them have done pretty well…. once I figured out how to take care of them :) You just have to be selective when picking them out.

  2. I live in Harrison, Arkansas and succulents, varieties, are far and few between. I have shopped Home Depot, Lowe’s and Wal Mart, also. I have had very good results. We also have a nursery that carries a few, but I have ordered most of mine from MOUNTAIN CREST GARDENS. I have been estatic about my succulents from there.
    I highly recommend BONSAI JACK for succulent and cactus soil.
    My physician has 3 greenhouses of cacti. I can not wait to see his collection and see how he raises his cacti.

    • I’m glad you’ve had a great experience with Mountain Crest and Bonsai Jack. I feel the same way about them :) And in my dreams I have greenhouses full of cacti. That will be fun to see!

  3. Gosh. I moved earlier this year and am having a really hard time finding succulents in-store, so I came to reference your post. I used to live right down the road from Succulent Gardens but never knew until I was about to move! Gah!! I’d only been able to visit once before my move but it was definitely my favorite place that I’ve been to so far for succulents. A classmate from my high school worked there as well, which was a pleasant surprise! Now I’m stuck looking for places online. Thank you so much for making this post!! ♥

  4. Thank you so much, I live in Costa Rica and I wanted to send my 88 year old Mother in California a gift of succulents and so I found you and your suggestions for plants and I just ordered from I dream of succulents and it’s on it’s way. Thank you Deby

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