As I get older I realize that it will be harder and harder to maintain a large garden. Rock gardens are becoming more interesting to me because you can fit a lot of plants into a small place. Rock garden plants are smaller or slower growing plants that are placed close together with rocks to give an alpine feeling to the garden.
The rock garden at Dawn Gardens was built in 2009.
The first year after planting looked like this:
10 years later it looks like this:
Here are some rock garden plants at the Dawn Gardens rock garden:
Silene uniflora ‘Druetts Variegated’
Ozothamnus ‘County Park Silver
Primula ‘Amethyst Ice’
Sea Pink (Armeria ‘Victor Reiter’)
Saponaria lempergii ‘Max Frei’
Beach Aster (Erigeron glaucus)
Sundrops (Calylophus drummondi)