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Rock gardens add a touch of the alpine to your landscape. Learn all about planning, building and maintaining rock gardens.

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Rock Jasmine

Rock jasmine is an alpine flower that is perfect for small crevices and forms small pink flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using rock jasmine.


Aubretia

 Aubretia

Aubretia is a low, spreading plant -- perfect for a rock garden -- with purple flowers that bloom in the spring. Find out more about this hardy plant. See more »

Ice Plant

 Ice Plant

Ice plant is native to South Africa and accustomed to dry climates, as well as resistant to salty, coastal climates. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Dwarf Deutzia

 Dwarf Deutzia

Dwarf deutzia, a shrub, produces white flowers that grow in an upright fashion, conserving space in smaller gardens. Learn more about this shrub. See more »

Blue Fescue

 Blue Fescue

Blue fescue is an ornamental grass named for the blue hue of its shoots. Learn more about the blue fescue. See more »

Trumpet Gentian

 Trumpet Gentian

Trumpet gentian is native to alpine environments, making it perfect for rock gardens. Learn more about this plant that produces dark blue blooms. See more »

Hairy Penstemon

 Hairy Penstemon

Hairy penstemon produces slender flowers in the late spring or early summer. Find out more about this plant, which is native to North America. See more »

Saponaria

 Saponaria

Saponaria forms long stems that branch out, creating a trailing effect. Learn more about this plant, which is perfect for the conditions of a rock garden. See more »

Ground-Cover Sedum

 Ground-Cover Sedum

Ground-cover sedum is a creeping plant, well-adapted to growth along walls or in rock gardens. Learn more about this succulent plant. See more »

Yucca

 Yucca

Yucca, also known as Adam's Needle, is well-adapted to arid, desert conditions. Learn more about this plant that is best suited for rock gardens. See more »

Creeping Broom

 Creeping Broom

Creeping broom is a ground cover that thrives in poor soil. Learn about growing, propagating, and using creeping broom at HowStuffWorks. See more »