String Of Pearls
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Vertical garden

Zone 5b | Robinstjohn added on April 14, 2017 | Answered

New vertical garden with succulents, including string of pearls, hen and chicks, and ice plant. Does it need full sun, or will it do ok on the north side of the house? Thanks!

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Alisma
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Answered on April 16, 2017

Most succulents, including the plants you've mentioned, do best in full sun, so they are likely to be unhappy on the north side of the house. The hen and chicks plant can tolerate partial shade but not full shade. This article discusses some succulents for shade:
http://www.sandiegohomegarden.com/May-2014/Succulents-in-Shady-Places/

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