Top Dressing: Decorative Rocks for Your Succulents

Learn how to add a professional touch to your succulent arrangements by using a top dressing, or decorative rocks. This simple addition will take your succulents to a whole new level! 

If you're not familiar with this term, a top dressing is simply decorative rocks that are placed on top of the soil after your arrangement is set. 

Top Dressing

Top Dressing

This combination of Graptoveria paraguayense with the purple top dressing in a purple pot was my favorite. 

I also loved these crazy Crassula marnieriana with a simple pink and grey pea gravel as the top dressing. 

1) It helps keep the soil in place while you're watering. 2) It can help enhance the colors in your succulents, or compliment them. 3) It helps your arrangement look more professional and finished. 

Benefits of Adding a Top Dressing

After you've filled the pot with soil and plants, just pour the top dressing right on top of the soil.

How to Add a Top Dressing

Tap the link below to learn more about top dressing, or decorative rocks.