Succulent Plant Display Ideas – Easy DIY Ways To Showcase Your Favorites

Last Updated on November 27, 2022

Looking for unique ways to display your collection of succulents? Check out these easy DIY ways to showcase your favs


Succulent Plant Display Ideas That Are Easy To Do

Over the last few years, succulents have enjoyed a massive resurgence in popularity. The beauty of succulents is in their unique look and versatility.

Their low-maintenance characteristics make them a favorite for both interior and exterior plantings.

These short video clips explore different ways of displaying succulents that can be used, from a colorful succulent garden to a floral arrangement or wedding bouquet. And all with a focus on highlighting the beauty of succulents.

Also included are a couple of practical tips on potting and propagating succulents.

After watching any of these clips, you’ll come away with a few creative display ideas you may want to try.

Simple Succulent Display Ideas

Succulents bring color and beauty to our homes, offices, and gardens.

Here are several simple succulent display ideas that will make your home or office come alive with beautiful colors and textures.

Succulent Container Planting Basics

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This primer on planting applies to an indoor or outdoor planter with succulents.

It’s an excellent place to start if you’re new to growing succulents.

You’ll learn to choose the right outdoor planter and the importance of using the proper potting soil mix and top dressing.

And you’ll also get some helpful tips about watering and caring for your plants.

How To Make A Succulent Kokedama

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Because they are low-maintenance plants, succulents are an excellent choice for kokedamas.

A kokedama is a traditional Japanese hanging moss ball planter wrapped with twine. The result is a decorative piece that looks like a ball of yarn.

Various succulents can be used to make kokedamas, including aloes, agaves, and sedums.

Pumpkin Planter with Succulents

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This is a simple and creative way to showcase succulent plants. Pumpkins and gourds are colorful, inexpensive, and come in all sizes and shapes.

Pumpkins are a creative planter for floral use, especially during the fall season, and can be purchased at local farm markets and many retail outlets.

Quick Succulent Arrangement Tutorial

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A quick how-to clip showing you how to effectively combine fresh flowers with succulents in a succulent arrangement.

You’ll find it useful if you’re looking for inspiration when creating similar arrangements.

It’s a great way to show off your succulents when you’re short on time and don’t want to deal with the repotting mess and cleanup.

Creating A Succulent Wall Hanger

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Wall planters are a perfect indoor plant display idea when you don’t have enough space for a larger succulent garden. They are perfect for kitchen and bathroom plant displays.

This idea is disarmingly simple. It’s a flexible way to attach succulents in different pot sizes using an inexpensive metal hose clamp.

It’s easy to customize the size to fit any wall space.

Jade Propagation Tutorial

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All succulents are pretty easy to propagate, but jade plants, with their fleshy leaves, are one of the simplest.

This clip demonstrates how easy it is to start and grow jade plants from cuttings.

Easy Succulent Terrariums

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Another low-maintenance way to add a touch of elegance to any room is by displaying cacti and succulents in a glass container or terrarium.

The best part is that they require little care other than monthly or bi-monthly watering to keep them thriving.

Simple Succulent Wedding Bouquet Tutorial

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This short wedding bouquet tutorial shows you how to create a unique bouquet for a bride or bridesmaid with succulents.

Using succulents as the main design element in your wedding flowers is a creative idea that will make your bouquets stand out, especially when combined with other flowers.

Creative Valentine’s Succulent Gift Idea

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This is another easy and creative idea. Combine fresh flowers with succulent plants in a hybrid succulent arrangement.

It’s a great gift idea for a plant lover, especially for Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or other special occasions.

All you need are plants, flowers, and your imagination.

Quick Succulent Party Favors

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A great DIY wedding favor idea or another special occasion. Using different colors, textures, and materials is an easy, fun, and creative way to customize and personalize succulent party favors.

I hope you liked some of these ideas and want to try them out. These clips outline some basic projects and techniques that you can do and can easily be expanded upon as your experience level increases. You can watch the entire video below.

Where To Find An Amazing Succulent Planter

Whoa! Hold on a minute.

Don’t rush out to buy containers to display your favorite succulents. Check to see what you’ve got around the house first. I’m sure you’ll find many things that can serve as planters.

I’ve seen many unexpected things used as planters for succulents, including wooden boxes, teacups, ceramic bowls, baskets, vases, and more.

There is no limit to the types of containers that could be used. Use whatever you have. Be imaginative.

Where’s The Best Place To Look For Succulents?

Whether you have lots of succulents or are just starting, the best place to look for plants is in your local area. Check if you have any growers or greenhouses specializing in growing succulents.

Also, check local garden centers and florists. Often they have sources they can recommend.

If you are still coming up empty, don’t worry. All is not lost.

Potted succulents are easy to ship, so if you can’t find anyone who handles them in your area, you can easily find the perfect plants online at retailers like Leaf & Clay, Succulents Box, Planet Desert, The Succulent Source

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