ROCK GARDENS

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.

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  • Alpine Forget-Me-Not
    Alpine Forget-Me-Not

    Alpine forget-me-not thrives in crevices and scree gardens, and is a good choice for gritty soil or rock gardens. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using alpine forget-me-not. See more »

  • Aubretia
    Aubretia

    Aubretia is a low, spreading plant -- perfect for a rock garden -- with purple flowers that bloom in the spring. Learn more about this plant that appears delicate despite its hardy nature. See more »

  • Blue Fescue
    Blue Fescue

    Blue fescue is an ornamental grass named for the blue hue of its shoots. The tuft-forming grass has narrow leaves in beautiful shades of silvery blue-green. Learn more about the grass, which is commonly used to border or accent gardens. See more »

  • Creeping Broom
    Creeping Broom

    Creeping broom is a flowering ground cover that will grow in any soil and produce bright yellow flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using creeping broom. See more »

  • Creeping Gypsophile, Creeping Baby's Breath
    Creeping Gypsophile, Creeping Baby's Breath

    Creeping gypsophile, a flowering ground cover great for rock gardens, is also known as creeping baby's breath. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using creeping gypsophile. See more »

  • Dwarf Deutzia
    Dwarf Deutzia

    Dwarf deutzia, a shrub, produces white flowers that grow in an upright fashion, conserving space in smaller gardens. Arching branches bear double white flowers in spring and foliage that turns an attractive red in fall. Learn more about this shrub. See more »

  • Dwarf False Cypress
    Dwarf False Cypress

    Dwarf false cypress will grow in rocky soil with some moisture and matures slowly. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using dwarf false cypress. 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. Domed clusters of star-shaped flowers vary in color from red to pink to white, and bloom in summer. Learn more about this succulent plant. See more »

  • Hairy Penstemon
    Hairy Penstemon

    Hairy penstemon produces slender flowers in the late spring or early summer. It prefers well-drained -- though moist -- soil. As such, this plant is a good candidate for a rock garden. Find out more about the hairy penstemon. See more »

  • Hens-and-chicks
    Hens-and-chicks

    Hens-and-chicks will grow in rock crevices with seemingly no soil. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using hens-and-chicks. See more »

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