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Resistant to heat, drought, poor soil, and salt, ice plant is about as indestructible as you can get. This mat-forming perennial has fleshy gray-green foliage that’s almost hidden by a barrage of jewel-tone, daisylike blooms in purplish-pink, yellow, white, orange, or red.

Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Resistant to heat, drought, poor soil, and salt, ice plant is about as indestructible as you can get. This mat-forming perennial grows inches tall and can spread two feet or more wide. Ice plant has fleshy gray-green foliage that’s almost hidden by a b

Rock gardens are fun, multi-dimensional spaces. The opportunity to populate the garden with diverse plants can create a fascinating show of color, texture and form.  Check out our top 5 plant recommendations for rock gardens.

Top 5 Plants for Rock Gardens

Rock gardens are fun, multi-dimensional spaces. The opportunity to populate the garden with diverse plants can create a fascinating show of color, texture and form. Check out our top 5 plant recommendations for rock gardens.

Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders.

Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders. - Flower Beds and Gardens

Find the best flowers, foliage and trees for your rock garden with tought, drought-tolerant plant picks from HGTV Gardens.

The Best Plants For Rock Gardens

The Best Plants for Rock Gardens Find the best flowers, foliage and trees for your rock garden with tought, drought-tolerant plant picks from HGTV Gardens.

These are just a few of of the astonishingly beautiful plants I saw this weekend while attending the 4th annual Succulent Extravaganza at Succulent Gardens in Castroville. With many reservoirs in C…

Field Trip: Monterey Bay, Moss Landing and the 2014 Succulent Extravaganza

Dont these “hens chicks” resemble a trickle of water cascading down the face of this rock retaining wall? Also notice how the color of the plants . - Gardening For Life

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

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The 10 best Alpine rockery plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Planting In Crevices: Are There Plants For Cracks And Crevices - Not all landscapes come with perfect soft, loamy soil and gardening in cracks and crevices may be a part of your garden reality. Fortunately, there are many plants that are versatile enough for rocky spaces. Click here for some great options.

Plant Ideas For Cracks – Tips For Gardening In Cracks And Crevices

Small space, BIG impact!    alpine rock garden plants. Pink dianthus, purple campanula, Basket of Gold Aurinia saxatilis, creeping thyme, azalea

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Rock garden plants - pink dianthus, purple campanula, basket of gold aurinia saxatilis, creeping thyme, azalea

If you live in a frost-free region, be sure to include Euphorbia in your rock garden. This amazing family of succulents comes in a seemingly endless selection of shapes, sizes, and colors.

Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Transforming an unsightly slope or mound in your backyard into a colorful rock garden is easy when you chose the right plants. These amazing, low-maintenance ground huggers don't mind poor soil but do need good drainage to su

Soapwort is prized for its compact, rough-and-tumble nature and pretty pink, red, or white flowers. Use it along your garden path or tuck it into rock gardens or walls. Soapwort does best in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. It’s drought- and deer-tolerant.

Walkable Groundcovers

Make your rock garden sparkle with a generous helping of soapwort. During Colonial times the sap of this pretty plant was once boiled to form a lathery soap that was used to launder clothes. Today, however, soapwort is prized for it’s fragrant pink flower

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