Charming, low-growing rock garden plant or small-scale groundcover. Finely cut evergreen foliage creeps across the ground, sprouting pincushion-like mauve flowers in late spring. Attractive seedhead tufts follow.
Rock Soapwort is a vigorous, mounding plant, covered with small pink flowers in the spring. Beautiful for edging a sunny border or spilling over rock walls or the edges of large planters. To maintain a compact habit, prune plants back hard immediately after blooming. Firewise.
Spanish Sedum is a charming sedum forms tight buns of blue-green foliage which turns beautiful shades of purple in cold weather. Terrific rock garden plant, or useful anywhere as a gradually spreading ground cover. Firewise.
There is a whole array of different little gems in the genus Sempervirens, meaning “Forever Living” or “Evergreen”. These Hens and Chicks come in different colors and range from tiny to fist-sized. They are wonderful fillers in rock gardens, perched in rock walls and edging pathways.
This cheerful little native wildflower produces dainty blue/purple flowers on grassy foliage. It prefers rich, moist soil in spring but tolerates summer dryness. Will gradually spread, creating a little ‘meadow’.
This native Southwest wildflower thrives in very rugged terrain. Preferring hot sunny spots with well-drained soil, the plant will delight you with its bright yellow or golden yellow flowers from late summer until fall. Great for edging, in rock gardens and containers. More info here.
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