20 Beautiful Rock Garden Design Ideas

Rock gardens are amazing, they look chic every time and are low maintenance features. There are different types of such gardens, with various flowers and plants, today I’d like to share the most popular kinds of them, let’s have a look.

Succulents And Cacti

Succulents and cacti are extremely popular today, these are the cutest plants that look awesome even without any flowers on them. They also don’t require much maintenance or watering if you choose a proper type. They look really amazing with any kind of rocks, stones, pebbles and so on, this is really a cool look! You can create a whole garden, line up the garden paths or the house itself, and the density of planting is up to you.

adorable succulent rock garden with purple, green and grey tones

adorable succulent rock garden with purple, green and grey tones

beutiful white pebbles with cute succulents look amazing

beutiful white pebbles with cute succulents look amazing

cacti and succulent pebble garden design with a fountain

cacti and succulent pebble garden design with a fountain

oversized cacti and succulent rock garden with a desert feel

oversized cacti and succulent rock garden with a desert feel

pebbles with purple and green succulents look cool together

pebbles with purple and green succulents look cool together

succulent variety with flax plant and lavender in rock garden pathway

succulent variety with flax plant and lavender in rock garden pathway

beautiful small Zen rock garden with succulents and grasses

beautiful small Zen rock garden with succulents and grasses

cute house trim idea made of succulents and stones - low water and maintenance make it great

cute house trim idea made of succulents and stones – low water and maintenance make it great

rusty stones and light green succulents look amazing together

rusty stones and light green succulents look amazing together

stunning rock garden with lots of types of succulents and cacti

stunning rock garden with lots of types of succulents and cacti

Alpines

Alpine flowers are great because they also don’t require much maintenance but still look very delicate and amazing, especially in between rocks. There are a lot of types of such flowers to choose from, lots of colors and you can mix them up with themselves and greenery. You can also plant them in between the garden steps to make the garden look adorable.

Alpine rock garden, spring flowering alpine perennials

Alpine rock garden, spring flowering alpine perennials

Alpine-style rock garden with pink flowers of different kinds

Alpine-style rock garden with pink flowers of different kinds

Androsace alpina looks amazing with neutral grey rocks

Androsace alpina looks amazing with neutral grey rocks

stunning large rock garden with purple flowers of different kinds

stunning large rock garden with purple flowers of different kinds

pink phlox in between stones looks amazing

pink phlox in between stones looks amazing

Alpine plants are perfect if you’re pushed for space or want to create a stylish low-key area

Alpine plants are perfect if you’re pushed for space or want to create a stylish low-key area

large rocks with greenery and flowers

large rocks with greenery and flowers

Other Ideas

Agavas, mosses, grasses and all the kinds of plants possible can be planted in a rock garden. Take the special maintenance features of the plants you like and keep in mind that rocks can heat up from the sunlight and go ahead create your own rock garden!

pebbles and agavas, some greenery

pebbles and agavas, some greenery

rock garden with various greenery and moss

rock garden with various greenery and moss

stones, white flowers and some grasses for a neutral look

stones, white flowers and some grasses for a neutral look

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