Succulents are plants that store water in their leaves, stems, and roots. This gives succulents a more swollen or fleshy appearance than other plants (this is called succulence).
Succulent plants have become my absolute favorite plant to have around the house. They are very low-maintenance and require little watering. Although they thrive in warm and sunny climates, setting them in a window or under a growing light for up to seven hours a day will allow them to flourish. Their unique architecture and odd appearance add so much character and life to your home. I have several succulent and cactus plants throughout my home, and they have become such a passion for me.
Succulents don't always have to be potted plants. They are also great to use in arrangements, like this one above.