Mostly native to the Mediterranean region, these mounding plants brighten spring borders and rock gardens with their cheerful bloom. They thrive in poor, rocky soil as long as it is well drained.
Grows to 8 in. high and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with gray leaves and dense, short clusters of fragrant yellow flowers. The compact and heavy-flowering ‘Berggold’ (‘Mountain Gold’) is the most commonly sold variety.
This old-fashioned charmer from the Mediterranean region is best against a fence or wall or at the bac...
Cornflower blue flowers in dense clusters to 2 in. across on 1–2-ft.-tall stems. Late spring blo...
Pinkish purple flowers are held on weeping, contorted branches; best with afternoon shade.