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    Rock Gardens & Ground Covers

    Ideas for rock gardens and alpine gardens, including plants and ground covers that are perfect for these type of gardens. Whether you are looking for a perfect plant for a rock wall, or have a full alpine garden, I hope you find ideas and inspiration for your garden! If you enjoy gardening & landscaping be sure to check out my other gardening boards for specific gardening topics!


    Rock Gardens & Ground Covers

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    Convolvulus sabatius This sweet little plant develops a dense carpet of grey-green leaves, and only grows about 15-20cm high. It spreads extensively, is fast growing and has slender twining stems that are studded with periwinkle blue blooms. Drape over rockeries, pathways and retaining walls. It grows best in full sun or part shade and in well-drained soil. It will tolerate hot, exposed sites and coastal salt sprays.Graham's top groundcover plants

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    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 flowers that will lure butterflies to your garden.

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    Blue Star Creeper is a fast growing sun to part shade ground cover-

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    Pachysandra - shade loving ground cover, spreads like crazy, very tough to kill

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    Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, 2-4 inches tall.

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    Rock Cress - Plant Aubrieta 'Cascade Blue' Excellent evergreen ground cover, producing cushions of pretty purple-blue flowers. It can be planted along the edge of a bed or lawn, or in the rockery, but is also very effective in a hanging basket displaying a profusion of colour.

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    DIY Top 6 Low Maintenance Groundcover Plants !

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    Dry stream bed rock garden

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    Beautiful and simple crevice garden ...

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    Rock garden with succulents

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    Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

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    Rose Thrift Perfect for your rock garden or along the edge of a bed or border, rose thrift adds a punch of pink atop a grassy mound of foliage. Name: Armeria maritima Rosea Growing Conditions: Full sun to part shade, and well-drained soil Size: 6-8 inches tall and wide Zones: 3-9

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    Creeping English Thyme... Thymus Serpyphylum. Fast growing, versatile, and durable groundcover; withstands being trampled, laid on and abused; varieties offer the most abundant and colorful flowers available; attracts butterflies; fragrant and evergreen foliage is hardy in the harshest of winters; drought tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant.

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    Ecco friendly. No mower emissions. Low water needs. Low care. i like.

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    Geranium x oxonianum 'A. T. Johnson'

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    Yellow Stonecrop (Sedum Acre) forms a dense carpet of fleshly, green leaves and countless star-shaped yellow flowerets. This evergreen plant is a ground cover that holds its leaves in winter.

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