When designing your rock garden, think of the space as a series of eye-catching vignettes that paint the overall landscape. Here, the orange blooms of Eriogonum umbellatum stand out against the gray-green foliage and pink blooms of Mojave sage (Salvia pachyphylla). Both plants are drought-tolerant and thrive with little maintenance./
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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.
Rock Garden Primer: Create an evergreen mosaic in cracks and crevices with quick-spreading, easy-to-establish hens and chicks. | Fine Gardening
Rock Garden Designs on If You Are Interested In Building A Rock Garden There Is A Remarkable
Totekiko, the smallest Japanese Zen rock garden. Note that this only one of the four dry gardens within Ryogen-in temple, and is in fact a relatively recent design. This garden was created in 1958. One of the other gardens in this temple was created in the 16th century. Ryogen-in is a must-see when travelling to Kyoto.
16 Flowers that Bloom All Summer Long: Russian Sage
Painted Rock Garden Markers by @Amanda Snelson Snelson Formaro – CraftsbyAmanda.com
Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia
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.
Rock garden plants growing in stone crevices including Alpines – Lewisia, phlox, sempervivum, Silene acaulis Francis Copeland