Polyanthus primrose is a shade-dwelling plant that will grow in light to moderate shade and produces big, colorful flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using polyanthus primrose.
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 »
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 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, 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, 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 »
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 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 »