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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Achillea argentea perennial, rock plant See Achillea clavennae. No
Achillea clavennae perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Semi-evergreen. Narrow, oval leaves, lobed and covered in white hairs. Clusters of white flowers with gold centres, from June to October. Irritant. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Aethionema grandiflorum Persian Stone Cress lax shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Narrow, glaucous-green leaves. Sprays of minute pink flowers in spring and summer. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Aethionema pulchellum lax shrub, rock plant See Aethionema grandiflorum. No
Alchemilla conjuncta Lady's Mantle perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Leaves are round with crinkly leaves, silvery beneath. Minute, yellow-green flowers, in July. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, not wet ground. Good ground cover. Tolerates chalk. Useful rock garden plant. No
Armeria maritima "Vindictive" Thrift, Sea Pink perennial, rock plant 4in (10cm). Evergreen. Cushions of glaucous, grass-like leaves. Round flower heads of dark crimsonnflowers, in summer. Attracts bees and butterflies. Other varieties include "Alba" (white flowers) and "Bloodstone" (dark blood-red). Frost hardy, -5C.Sun. No
Aubretia deltoides "Variegata" perennial, rock plant 2in (4cms). Evergreen. Trailing leaves, edged with white. Spikes of pinkish-purple flowers in spring.. Frost hardy. Sun. No
Dianthus deltoides Maiden Pink perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Forms carpets of small, narrow leaves. Flowers are in various shades from white to red. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Draba aizoides Yellow Whitlow Grass perennial, rock plant 1in (2.5cm). Semi-evergreen. Clumps of narrow, hairy leaves. Bright yellow, cross-shaped flowers in spring. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and gravelly soil. No
Epilobium glabellum Willow Herb perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Semi-evergreen. Clumps of oval leaves.Cup-shaped white flowers in summer. Variety "Sulphureum" has pale flowers. Fully hardy. Useful for ground cover. No
Erigeron "Quakeress" Fleabane perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Oval, greyish green leaves forming clumps. Daisy-type, pale lilac pink with yellow centres. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained site.Likes to be damp in summer, dry in winter. No
Iberis sempervirens Candytuft shrub, rock plant 8in (20cm). Evergreen. Narrow, dark green leaves. Rounded heads of white flowers in May and June. Fs Fully hardy. Sun, thriving on poor soils. No
Origanum laevigatum Dittany shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Deciduous. Forms carpet of small, aromatic leaves. Covered in tiny minute, bright pink flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, and alkaline soil. No
Oxalis enneaphylla Scurvy Grass perennial, rock plant 3in (7cm). Bulbous roots. Folded, greyish leaves divided into oval leaflets. Funnel-shaped flowers, white or pink, in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
Parahebe catarractae shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Ebvergreen. Oval, serrated leaves. Spikes of small, white flowers, marked with purple and pink. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and sandy soil. No
Phlox subulata "Marjorie" Moss Phlox perennial, rock plant 4in (10cm). Evergreen. Forms clumps with small leaves. Covered in pink or purple, star-shaped flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, with fertile and moist soil. No
Pulsatilla vulgaris Pasque Flower perennial, rock plant 9in (23cm). Feathery leaves. Cup-shaped flowers in spring, on long stalks. Various colours, with yellow centres. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and rich, well-drained soil. No
Salix reticulata Net-Veined Willow shrub, rock plant 4in (10cm). Deciduous. Rounded, strongly veined leaves, with white undersides. Erect, pinkish catkins in spring, much liked by bumblebees. Fully hardy. Sun, tolerates poor soils that are not too dry. Good ground cover. No
Saxifraga paniculata perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Evergreen. Rosettes of lime-encrusted, oval leaves. Star-shaped, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and gritty, alkaline soil. No
Sedum spathulifolium "Cape Blanco" Stonecrop perennial, rock plant 2in (5cm). Evergreen. Succulent rosettes of greyish-white leaves, sometimes tinged with purple. Minute yellow flowers in May and June. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile, well drained soil. No
Sempervivum arachnoideum Cobweb Houseleek perennial, rock plant 5in (12cm). Evergreen. Forms carpet of globular rosetteses, tipped red and covered in white hairy web. Clusters of star-shaped rose-reddish flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and gritty soil. No
Silene maritima "Robin Whitebreast" Double Sea Campion perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Fully hardy. Narrow, grey-green leaves. Globular, double, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Silene schafta Campion perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Narrow leaves. Magenta-pink flowers from May to November. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Thlaspi cepaeifolium subsp. Rotundifolium perennial, rock plant 3in (8cm). Dense clumps of rounded leaves. Small, cup-shaped pink or purplish flowers in spring. Fully hardy. Sunny but cool position No
Thlaspi rotundifolium perennial, rock plant See Thlaspi cepaeifolium. No

Plants: 26

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