Plant These Succulents to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

When we think of plants that attract pollinating insects, flowers with stamens, pistils, and visible pollen come to mind. But not everyone lives in an area where it is possible to grow plants of this variety.

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Fortunately, some succulents can also bring bees, bats, moths, and other pollinators into the yard. Here are some that are worth considering for planting in your own garden.

Hens and chickens

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Can also be a houseplant
  • Star shaped flowers
  • Attracts bees

Doodleya

  • Available in branched and unbranched varieties
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • One variety has bright yellow flowers that attract bees.

sedum

  • Attracts bees, birds and butterflies
  • It has clusters of tiny star-shaped flowers.
  • Comes in various colors

echeveria

  • Easy to grow
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Can be planted in containers

hautoria

  • Flowers reach a diameter of about 1 inch.
  • Grows well in the shade
  • Attracts bees and butterflies

Spurge

  • Can be grown in full sun or partial shade
  • Exude the smell of honey
  • Attracts bees

delosperma

  • Multi-colored flowers the size of a coin
  • Attracts bees

Aeonium

  • Rosette-shaped flowers
  • Can be planted in a container
  • Attracts hummingbirds

Kalanchoe

  • Can also grow as a houseplant
  • brightly colored flowers
  • Attracts bees

Crassula

  • Easy to grow and maintain
  • Can be planted in a container
  • Clusters of delicate flowers
  • have a light sweet aroma
  • Attracts bees

Graptopetalum

  • Grows well in a sunny position
  • Attracts bees

Aeonium

  • Also known as “housewife”.
  • Glossy wax leaves arranged in rosettes
  • Grows best in full sun to partial shade

Senecio

  • The flowers are similar to daisies and yellow or red-orange powder puffs.
  • Thrive in full sun
  • Hibernate in summer

Aloe vera

  • Needs plenty of sun and well-drained soil
  • Attracts bees and birds
  • Can also grow in containers

Agave

  • Large leaves with spiny ends
  • Attracts moths, hummingbirds and bats
  • slow growing
  • Most plants only flower once in their lifetime.

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