11 Rarest Succulents in the World

Giant Quiver Tree

The giant quiver tree (Aloe pillansii) is a rare find in the arid regions of South Africa and southern Namibia. Endangered with limited range.

Baseball Plant

Euphorbia obesa, also known as the baseball plant, hails from South Africa's Cape Province. Resembling a baseball, its stout stem morphs into a cylinder with age.

Echeveria gibbiflora Barbillion

Barbilion: a standout succulent with fleshy, wattle-like leaves. Slow-growing, it forms a rosette structure with unique carunculated foliage.

Discocactus subterraneo-proliferans

The disco cactus is a pricey rarity from Latin America, possibly extinct due to farming. Discocactus subterraneo-proliferans features a spherical body with spikes.

Graptoveria Topsy Debbie

Topsy Debbi: A blend of Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy' and Graptoveria 'Debbi'. Also known as Lilac Spoons for its spoon-shaped, lilac-grey leaves dusted with white. Colors deepen in cooler seasons.

Plover Eggs Plant

Plover eggs, aka Adromischus cooperi, are rare succulents. Growing up to 4 inches tall, they develop tree-like structures over time. Their red-speckled leaves add a unique charm.

Crinkle Leaf Plant

This plant boasts a unique triangular leaf shape with a crinkled end, often dubbed Key Lime Pie. Belonging to the Adromischus genus, it shares similarities with the plover eggs plant in its thick leaves.

Pebbled Tiger Jaws

Rare and stunning, the pebbled tiger jaws succulent resembles a living rock cactus. Native to South Africa, it grows in clumps up to 6 inches tall, boasting dark green leaves speckled with whitish dots.

Aloe hawthoroides

Aloe hawthoroides: a compact version of common aloe, reminiscent of Haworthia with dark leaves and soft bristles. Easy to grow but avoid frost and overwatering. Prefers full sunlight.

Mexican Hens and Chicks Topsy Turvy

Mexican Hens and Chicks 'Topsy Turvy' features silvery-green leaves growing in lengthwise folds, forming stemless rosettes, creating a dense carpet.

Mermaid s Tail

The scarcity of the "Mermaid s Tail" succulent stems from its slow growth, unique care needs, and limited propagation, making it a prized find for collectors.