Terra Cotta or Ceramic Pot

The best place to start when working with succulents is with a terra cotta or ceramic pot arrangement. While the principles are basic, such an arrangement can be the perfect accent to your front porch, table, or mantle. The options and combinations are endless! You could use a large pot, small pot, colorful succulents, green succulents, tall plants, short plants, etc. The hardest part will be deciding what you want to use. However, you’ll likely find that designing with succulents is easier than you thought.


Succulents (1 thriller, 1 spiller, and 2 to 3 filler varieties)


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