Native to high latitudes and high elevations of the northern hemisphere. Choice plants for rock gardens. Evergreen or partially so; somewhat shrubby at base, forming a carpet of leafy, creeping stems. Oblong leaves look like little oak leaves. Bloom from late spring into summer, bearing shiny white or yellow flowers that resemble strawberry blossoms. Ornamental seed capsules with silvery white tails follow the blooms.Dryas octopetala
To 2 to 3 in. high and 3 ft. wide, with inch-long leaves and erect, 1 1/2-in. white flowers.
Native to western Canada and mountainous parts of western U.S. To 15–20 ft. tall, spreading by r...
Native to the mountains of central Europe. Grows extremely slowly to 50–70 ft. or taller, 20&ndash
Native to the northern part of North America. Similar to Betula pendula but larger growing (5...