Specialty Gardens

Specialty gardens can be rock gardens, water gardens, container gardens or much more. Learn how to plan exciting or useful specialty gardens.

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Yellow Flag

Yellow flag is a bold, colorful bog-living member of the iris family. Learn how to grow and maintain yellow flag in your pond, fountain or water garden.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Irish Moss

Irish moss is a ground cover that will grow in rocky soil and produces small white flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using Irish moss.

Lewisia

Lewisia is a spectacular flower that's great for rock gardens. It produces big white flowers and does especially well with a lot of moisture. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using lewisia.

Moss Pink

Moss pink will grow in any soil and produces bright colored flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using moss pink.

Moss Campion

Moss campion will grow in rocky soil and produces reddish-purple flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using moss campion.

Pasqueflower

Pasqueflower is an early-blooming flower that will grow in rocky soil and produces anemone-shaped blossoms. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using pasqueflower.

Polyanthus Primrose

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.

Pussytoes

Pussytoes will grow in very lean soil and produces small, fuzzy flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using pussytoes.

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.

Rockfoil

Rockfoil will grow in gritty soil and produces small flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using rockfoil.

Spring Heath

Spring heath will bloom throughout the growing season with small pink flowers. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using spring heath.

Floribunda Roses

Floribundas are easy to grow, perfect for any occasion, and have large-blossoming roses. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using floribundas.

Grandiflora Roses

Grandifloras are tall-growing, sterdy plants that produce hardier roses than most. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using grandifloras.

Hybrid Tea Rose

Hybrid tea roses are considered by many to be the perfect rose, and are a mainstay of floral shops. Learn how to grow and cultivate this captivating bloom that maximizes your garden.

Stonecrop

Stonecrop is a succulent herb with terminal clusters of small, star-shaped flowers. They are very rare but easy to care for in full sun and are excellent in the bed and border in masses.

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.


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