A type of a rock garden plant that has a carpet-growing/creeping habit. Grows best in humus-rich soil but will tolerate poor, gravely soil. Best grown under bright-filtered light/semi-shade conditions. Can be propagated by dividing the offsets.
photos courtesy of kadel.cz
|Anemone x lesseri Wehrh.|
Tuft-like in growth habit, the plant thrives in full sun, slightly rich, well-drained soil. It seeds in winter and grows after 3 to 6 months.
The plant follows a tuft-like growing habit where it grows from a single base. The plant likes to grow in shady spots in the garden. It thrives best in moist, humus-rich soil.
A flowering, tuft plant, asters are very common in rock and crevice gardens. They grow abundantly in the alps, mostly in slightly humus-rich ground. Grown best in full sun. Flowers in the early summer to early fall.
The plant thrives in the higher altitudes in the mountains in temperate zones. It blooms in late spring till summer. Grows in dry, rocky terrain in full sun.
Grows in sunlit areas in very well-drained soil. Shows off golden-yellow blooms in summertime. Leaves resemble spears (that explains the Latin suffix 'lanceolata').
This gorgeous plant grows from a rosette base (resembling a rose petal). Flowers are pink and yellow observed at springtime. Thrives in sunny areas on crevices and rock gardens.
With purple-red flowers observed during summer, this cushion plant is excellent for covering up bare spaces in the garden but becomes a highlight in rock gardens. Propagated by seeds or through stem cuttings.