Transforming an unsightly slope or mound in your backyard into a colorful rock garden is easy when you chose the right plants. These amazing, low-maintenance ground huggers don't mind poor soil but do need good drainage to survive. Here's a list of our top plants for rock gardens.
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' - This deciduous shrub has oval, mid-green leaves and produces small, creamy-white flowers in May and June. But it's really grown for the brilliant, flame-coloured stems that are revealed when the leaves, which turn orange-yellow in autumn.
Names like firewheel, sundance and Indian blanket give clear indication that this is a flower that packs some color. Two-foot-tall plants loaded with red flowers that look as though they have been dipped in yellow make this a winning plant in landscapes, butterfly gardens and wildflower meadows.
The beauty of choosing a simple design is that it won’t overpower your home especially if you have already have a busy exterior like for example, a Victorian designed home. Description from betterdecoratingbible.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images