Succulents are a perfect option for gardeners in hot, dry climates who want to create a lush landscape. You can get many varieties to grow in hot, sunny climates by employing the strategies below. Alternatively, plant any of the Hot / Dry Varieties listed and save yourself the extra work.
Protecting Succulents from Heat and Sunburn
- Plant in a location with morning sun and afternoon shade
- Use shade cloth, trees, or other landscape elements to filter light and shade succulents when temperatures exceed 80F
- Water deeply in the morning or evening to cool soil
Varieties for Hot / Dry Areas