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.
Native to Iran, Afghanistan, and central Asia. Absolutely covered with slender, sinuous spikes of...
Pinkish purple flowers are held on weeping, contorted branches; best with afternoon shade.
Native to East Asia; forms fans of sword-shaped leaves from slowly creeping rhizomes. The plants are p...