The Gravel Garden

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Rock Garden 2010
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The Gravel Garden is similar to a traditional Rock Garden, with very drought-tolerant plants nestled in rock crevices, surrounded by a gravel mulch.

Heat-loving plants are featured here, including a variety of sedum and other cousins of native plants, either from local habitats or from other wild places with Mediterranean-type climates.

Plant List for the Gravel Garden –

Allium karataviense – Turkestan Onion
Alyssum montanum ‘Mountain Gold’ – Mountain Alyssum
Armeria martitima ‘Dusseldorf Pride’  – Dusseldorf Pride Thrift
Festuca glauca – Blue Fescue
Phlox douglasii ‘Cracker Jack’ – Cracker Jack Moss Phlox
Sedum ellacombianum – Orange Stonecrop
Sedum ewersii – Pink Mongolian Stonecrop
Sedum kamtschaticum – Russian Stonecrop
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ – Angelina Stonecrop
Sedum spurium Fuldeglut – Fuldeglut Stonecrop
Sedum spurium – Dragon’s Blood Sedum
Sedum spurium Album – White Stonecrop
Sempervivum spp. – Hen and Chicks spp

Check our Plant Database for details on individual plants.