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The following 2 books (written by Louise Riotte 1909-1998 who was one of North America's most beloved gardeners) provide a wealth of extra information telling you what plants to put together for what purpose and how it does it (The only wasted information on each page is the page number!!!):-

Carrots love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise Riotte Second Edition (Storey Publishing 1998) ISBN-13: 978-1-58017-027-7

Roses love Garlic: Companion Planting and other Secrets of Flowers by Loiuse Riotte Second Edition (Storey Publishing 1998)
ISBN 1-58017-028-5

 

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Alpines for Rock Garden (See Rock Garden Plant Flowers)

Alpine Shrubs and Conifers

The Alpine Meadow
Page 1
Page 2
Page 3

The Alpine Border

Alpine Plants for a Purpose

The Alpines that Dislike Lime

Alpines and Walls
Page 1
Page 2
Page 3

Alpines and Paving

Sink and Trough gardens

Aquatic
(Water Plants) for

Anti-erosion Riverbank

Marginal Plants (Bog Garden Plants)

Oxy-genating Weeds

Water Lilies

Floating Plants

Waterside Plants
and Plants for Dry Margins next to a Pond

Wildlife Pond Plants

Annual for

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Plants for Cut Flowers in
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Exposed Sites

Sheltered Sites with Green-house Annuals from 1916

Extra Poor Soil with Half-Hardy Annuals from 1916

Very Rich Soil with Biennials from 1916

Gap-filling in Mixed Borders with Hardy Annuals from 1916

Patio Containers

Cut Flowers Page 1
Page 2 Everlasting Flowers with Red Flowers from 1916

Attracting beneficial insects

Scent / Fragrance with Annuals for Cool or Shady Places from 1916

Low-allergen Gardens for Hay Fever Sufferers

Annual Plant Pairing Ideas

Low-Growing Annuals

Medium-Growing Annuals

Tall-Growing Annuals with White Flowers from 1916

Black or Brown Flowers

Blue to Purple Flowers

Green Flowers with Annuals and Biennials from 1916

Red to Pink Flowers
Page 1
Page 2

White Flowers

Yellow or Orange Flowers

Decorative Foliage

Moist Soil

Shade

House-plants with Yellow Flowers from 1916

Edging Beds

Hanging Baskets

Vining Annuals

 

Bedding for

Spring Bedding

Summer Bedding

Autumn/ Winter Bedding

Bedding for Light Sandy Soil

Bedding for Acid Soil

Bedding for Chalky Soil

Bedding for Clay Soil

Black Flowers

Blue Flowers

Orange Flowers

Pink Flowers

Long Flowering

Coloured Leaves

Attractive to Wildlife including Bees, Butterflies and Moths

Purple Flowers

Red Flowers

White Flowers

Yellow Flowers

Multi-Coloured Flowers

Aromatic Foliage or Scented Flowers

Bedding Plant Use

Flowers with 2 Petals

Flowers with 3 Petals

Flowers with
4 Petals

Flowers with 5 Petals

Flowers with 6 Petals

Flowers with more than 6 Petals

Use in Hanging Baskets

Flower Simple Shape

Shape of
Stars

Shape of
Bowls, Cups and Saucers

Shape of
Globes, Goblets and Chalices

Shape of
Trumpets and Funnels

Shape of
Bells, Thimbles and Urns

Use in Pots and Troughs

Flower Elaborated Shape

Shape of
Tubes, Lips and Lobes

Shape of
Slippers, Spurs and Lockets

Shape of
Hats, Hoods and Helmets

 

Use in
Screening

Use in
Window Boxes

Shape of
Standards, Wings and Keels

Shape of
Discs and Florets

Shape of
Pin-Cushions and Tufts

Shape of
Rosettes, Buttons and Pompons

Cut Flowers

Use in Bedding Out

Use in
Filling In

Biennial for

Cottage and Other Gardens

Cut Flower with Biennials for Rock Work from 1916

Patio Containers with Biennials for Pots in Greenhouse / Conservatory

Beneficial to Wildlife with Purple and Blue Flowers from 1916

Scent with Biennials for Sunny Banks or Borders from 1916

 

 

Bulb for
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Explanation Intro to Bulbs
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725 Blue, White, Yellow, Unusual Colour, or Red-Purple-Pink flowering Bulbs in each month they flower.

Indoor Bulbs for
December
January
February

Indoor Bulbs for
March
April
May

Indoor
Bulbs for
June
July
August

Indoor Bulbs for September
October
November

Bulbs in Window-boxes

Bulbs in the Border

Bulbs naturalised in Grass

Plant Bloom Dec-Jan
Feb-Mar

Plant Bloom
Apr-May
Jun-Aug

Plant Bloom
Sep-Oct
Nov-Dec

Plant Bloom Smallest of Gardens

Bulbs for the Bulb Frame

Bulbs in the Woodland Garden

Bulbs in the Rock Garden

Bulbs in Green-house or Stove

Achimenes, Alocasias, Amorpho-phalluses, Arisaemas, Arums, Begonias, Bomareas, Caladiums

Clivias,
Colocasias, Crinums, Cyclamens, Cyrt-anthuses, Eucharises, Urceocharis, Eurycles

Freesias, Gloxinias, Hae-manthus, Hipp-eastrums

Lachenalias, Nerines, Lycorises, Pen-cratiums, Hymen-ocallises, Richardias, Sprekelias, Tuberoses, Vallotas, Watsonias, Zephy-ranthes

Bulbs in Bowls

Bulbs in the Alpine House

Hardy Bulbs

Aconitum, Allium, Alstroe-meria, Anemone

Amaryllis, Antheri-cum, Antholy-zas, Apios, Arisaema, Arum, Aspho-deline,

Aspho-delus, Belam-canda, Bloomeria, Brodiae, Bulbo-codium

Calochorti, Cyclo-bothras, Camassia, Colchicum, Con-vallaria, Forcing Lily of the Valley, Corydalis, Crinum, Crosmia, Montbretia , Crocus

Cyclamen, Dicentra, Dierama, Eranthis, Eremurus, Erythrnium, Eucomis

Fritillaria, Funkia, Galanthus, Galtonia, Gladiolus, Hemero-callis

Hyacinth, Hyacinths in Pots, Scilla, Puschkinia, Chionodoxa, Chionoscilla, Muscari

Iris, Kniphofia, Lapeyrousia, Leucojum

Lilium,

Lilium in Pots, Malvastrum, Merendera, Milla, Narcissus, Narcissi in Pots

Orni-thogalum, Oxalis, Paeonia, Ran-unculus, Romulea, Sanguin-aria,
Stern-bergia, Schi-zostylis, Teco-philaea, Trillium

Tulip, Zephy-ranthus

Half-Hardy Bulbs

Acidanthera, Albuca, Alstroemeri, Andro-stephium, Bassers, Boussing-aultias, Bravoas, Cypellas, Dahlias, Galaxis,
Geis-sorhizas, Hesper-anthas

Gladioli, Ixias,
Sparaxises, Babianas, Morphixias, Tritonias

Ixiolirions, Moraeas, Orni-thogalums, Oxalises, Phaedra-nassas,
Pan-cratiums, Tigridias, Zephyr-anthes, Cooperias

Bulbs for Bedding

 

Plant Bedding Spring
Summer

Climber 3 sector Vertical Plant System with flowers in
Jan,
Feb,
Mar,
Apr,
May 1, 2
Jun,
Jul,
Aug,
Sep,
Oct,
Nov,
Dec

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Choosing the right Shrub or Climber

1a.
The Base -
Base of Wall Plants

1b.
Annuals

1c.
Herbs and Vegetables

1d.
Cut flowers, Cut Foliage

1e.
Scented flower or foliage

1f.
Foliage use only

 

2a. 1,2,3,4
The Prime - Wall Shrubs

2b.
Fruit trees

3a.
The Higher Reaches -
House-wall Ramblers

3b. 1,2
Non-House-Wall - Climbing Twiners

3c.
Non-House-Wall - Self-clinging Climbers

Raised Bed for Wheelchair Users

Plants for Wildlife-Use as well

Fastest Covering

Least protruding growth when fan-trained

1, 2
Evergreen

Use as
Hedge

Exposed Positions

Use as Groundcover

1,2
Ornam-ental Fruit

Scented Flowers

1, 2
Autumn Foliage Colour

Winter Bark

Winter and Early Spring Flowers

Summer Colour or Shape of Foliage

Edible Fruit

Needs Conservatory or Greenhouse

Large Pots and Containers

Cut Flowers

Attractive to Bees

Climber - Simple Flower Shape

anthericumcfloliliagofoord1a
Stars

geraniumflocineremuballerina1a1
Bowls, Cups and Saucers

berberisdarwiniiflower10h3a14k1a1
Globes, Goblets and Chalices

acantholimoncfloglumaceumfoord2
Trumpets and Funnels

phloxflotsubulatatemiskaming
Salverform

berberisdarwiniiflower10h3a14q1
Bells, Thimbles and Urns

 

Climber - Elaborated Flower Shape

prunellaflotgrandiflora
Tubes, Lips and Straps

aquilegiacfloformosafoord
Slippers, Spurs and Lockets

berberisdarwiniiflower10h3a14u1a
Hats, Hoods and Helmets

berberisdarwiniiflower10h3a14v1a
Standards, Wings and Keels

brachyscomecflorigidulakevock
Disks and Florets

androsacecforyargongensiskevock
Pin-cushions, Tufts, Petal-less and Cushions

armeriaflomaritimakevock
Umbels, Buttons and Pompoms


Gardening with Alpines by Stanley B. Whitehead. Garden Book Club. Published in 1962. It provides most of the data about the Alpines.

Essential Annuals The 100 Best for Design and Cultivation. Text by Elizabeth Murray. Photography by Derek Fell. ISBN 0-517-66177-2, provides data about annuals.


Indoor Bulb Growing by Edward Pearson. Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd in 1953. It provides the data about Indoor Bulbs and Bulbs in Window-boxes.

Colour All The Year In My Garden: A selection of choice varieties - annuals, biennials, perennials, bulbs, climbers and trees and shrubs - that will give a continuity of colour in the garden throughout the year. Edited by C.H. Middleton. Gardening Book from Ward, Lock & Co published in 1938, provides plant data for a calendar of plants in bloom throughout the year and for those in the smallest garden.

The Book of Bulbs by S. Arnott, F.R.H.S. Printed by Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh in 1901. This provides data about Hardy Bulbs, Half-Hardy Bulbs, Greenhouse and Stove Bulbs.

Collins Guide to Bulbs by Patrick M. Synge. ISBN 0 00 214016-0 First Edition 1961, Second Edition 1971, Reprinted 1973. This provides data on bulbs for bedding, bulbs in the border, bulbs naturalised in grass, bulbs in the woodland garden, bulbs in the rock garden, bulbs in pans in the alpine house, bulbs in the greenhouse, bulbs in bowls and the bulb frame.

Ivydene Gardens Infill2 Plants Index Gallery:
Alpine - Plants for a Purpose

Plants for a Purpose

The variety of plants that can be used in alpine gardening is obviously very large and very bewildering at first approach. With a view to easing the task of selection here are lists of alpines most likely to thrive and flourish under certain easily defined conditions and for special purposes, which may be considered first choices, from Gardening with Alpines by Stanley B. Whitehead. Garden Book Club. Published in 1962.

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Botanical Plant Name

Botanical Plant Name

Botanical Plant Name

Botanical Plant Name

Botanical Plant Name

Beginner's Choice for an All-the-year-round-show

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aethionema 'Warley Rose'

Alyssum

Androsace sarmontosa

Anemone

Arenaria purpurescens

Armeria caespitosa

Aubrieta

Campanula arvatica

Campanula carpatica, etc.

Draba dedeana

Edraianthus serpyllifolius

Gentiana acaulis, Gentiana verna

Haberlea rhodopensis

Iris chamaeris, I. pumila

Morisia monantha

Phlox douglasi, P. subulata

Phyteuma comosum

Polygala calcarea

Primula

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Ramonda myconi

Saxifraga, Kabschias

Saxifraga, Mossy

Silene aucalis

Soldanella alpina

Veronica aremena

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crocus

Muscari

Narcissi

Scilla

Tulipa

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andromeda

Arcterica

Cytisus

Phyllodoce

Rhododendron

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acantholimon venustum

Achillea

Androsace lanuginosa

Arnebia echioides

Asperula spp.

Aster alpinus 'Beechwood'

Calamintha grandiflora

Calceolaria polyrrhiza

Campanula cochlearifolia, etc

Centaurea simplicicaulis

Cotyledon oppositifolium

Dianthus

Dryas octopetala

Erinus alpinus var.

Erodium

Geranium spp.

Globularia sp.

Gypsophila repens

Hutchinsia alpina

Hypericum spp.

Leontopodium alpinum

Linum spp.

Lithospermum diffusum

Mimulus curpreus

Nierembergia repens

Oenothera spp.

Onosma albo-roseum

Penstemon spp.

Ranunculus gramineus

Roscoea spp.

Saponaria ocymoides

Scabiosa spp.

Sedum spp.

Sempervivum spp.

Sisyrinchium spp.

Teucrium subspinossum

Thymus spp.

Trollius spp.

Tunica sp.

Veronica spp.

Viola spp.

 

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allium caeruleum

Allium narcissiflorum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cytisus demissus

Genista spp.

Jasminum parkeri

Pimela prostrata

Polygala chamaebuxus

Potentilla spp.

Rosa chinensis minima

Veronica spp.

Calluna vulgaris and vars.

Erica ciliaris

Erica cinerea

Erica tetralix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUTUMN:

 

 

 

See What are Alpines by HousePlants Guru for Autumn- and Winter-flowering Alpines

 

 

Astilbe spp.

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Cyananthus spp.

Erodium spp.

Gentiana x 'Inverleith'

Gentiana x 'Kidbrook Seedling'

Gentiana x 'Macauleyi'

Gentiana sino-ornata

Liriope graminifolia

Oxalis lobata

Saxifraga fortuneia

Sedum spurium

Silene schafta

Solidago virgaurea

Zauschneria spp.

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crocus (autumn-flowering)

Cyclamen neapolitanum

Leucojum autumnale

Sternbergia lutea

Gaultheria spp.

Vaccinium caespitosum

Cotoneaster dammeri

Zephyranthes candida

 

Shrubs: autumn-colour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berberia thunbergii atropurpurea nana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINTER:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chionodoxa gigantea

Chionodoxa luciliae

Chionodoxa sardensis

Crocus aureus

Crocus biflorus

Crocus chrysanthus var.

Crocus susianus

Crocus tomasinianus

Cyclamen orbiculatum

Eranthis cilicica

Galanthus elwesii

Hyacinthus amethystinus

Hyacinthus azureus

Iris danfordiae

Iris histrioides

Iris reticultata

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica carnea and vars.

Erica mediterranea

Erica vagans

Dwarf conifers for foliage and form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plants of foliage beauty

 

 

 

 

 

Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea tomentosa

Antennaria dioica

Artemesia lanata

Dryas octopetala

Epimedium spp.

Frankenia laevis

Helichrysum marginatum

Sedum spathulifolium

Sempervivum spp.

Teucrium subspinosum

Thymus serpyllum and vars.

Berberis stenophylla dwarf vs.

Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea

Erica carnea and vars.

Pimela prostrata

Salix reticulata

Dwarf conifers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines for full sun, hot, dry positions

 

 

 

 

 

Acantholimon

Achillea

Aethionema

Alyssum

Anthemis

Arabis

Armeria

Artemisia

Centaurea

Crepis

Dianthus

Dryas

Erinus

Erodium

Geranium

Globularia

Helichrysum

Hypericum

Iberis

Iris chamaeiris

Iris pumila

Linum

Micromeria

Morisia

Oenothera

Onosma

Penstemon

Phlox

Potentilla

Pulsatilla

Saponaria

Satureia

Scabiosa

Sedum

Sempervivum

Solidago

Thymus

Trifolium

Tunica

Zauschneria

 

 

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allium

Chionodoxa

Crocus

Galanthus

Hyacinthus

Iris

Leucojum

Muscari

Narcissi

Puschkinia

Scilla

Tulipa

Zephyranthes

 

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cytisus

Daphne

Genista

Halimiocistus

Helianthemum

Jasminum

Potentilla

Veronica

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines tolerant of shade

See What are Alpines by HousePlants Guru for Alpines for Shady Situations

 

 

Anemone

Aquilegia

Astilbe

Calceolaria

Caltha

Cortusa

Cotyledon

Dodecatheon

Doronicum

Epimedium

Haberlea

Hepatica

Jeffersonia

Iris cristata

Iris gracilepes

Mazus

Meconopsis

Mentha

mertensia

Mimulus

Omphalodes

Nierembergia

Oxalis

Polygonum tenuicaule

Primula

Ramonda

Roscoea

Tanakaea

Thalictrum

Yiarella

Trollius

Waldsteinia

 

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyclamen

Erythronium

Trillium

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cassiope

Gaultheria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines for dry shade

 

 

 

 

 

Acaena microphylla

Epimedium spp.

Erinus alpinus vars.

Geranium sanguineum lancastriense

Hypericum reptans

Omphalodes cappadocica

Sedum spp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines tolerant of lime or chalk

 

 

 

 

 

Acaena microphylla

Achillea spp.

Aethionema spp.

Alyssum spp.

Anemone spp.

Armeria spp.

Asperula buberosa

Campanula spp.

Dianthus spp.

Draba spp.

Dryas octopetala

Edrianthus spp.

Erinus alpinus

Erodium spp.

Frankenia thymifolia

Geranium spp.

Globularia spp.

Gypsophila reptens

Helianthemum spp.

Hypericum spp.

Iberis spp.

Leontopodium sp.

Linum spp.

Oenothera spp.

Phlox spp.

Polygala calcarea

Saxifraga spp.

Scabiosa spp.

Sempervivum spp.

Thymus spp.

Teucrium subspinossum

 

 

 

 

 

Bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All bulbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotoneaster spp.

Clematis spp.

Cytisus spp.

Genista spp.

Helianthemum spp.

Juniperus spp.

Potentilla fruticosa

Rosa (miniature)

Spirea bullata

Taxus baccata vars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines readily raised from seed

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssum saxatile and vars.

Aquilegia sp.

Arabis aubrietioides

Aubrieta

Calamintha grandiflora

Campanula spp.

Codonopsis ovata

Cyanarthus spp.

Delphinium nudicaule

Dianthus spp.

Dodecatheon meadia

Dodecatheon pauciflorum

Erigeron compositus

Gentiana gracilipes

Gentiana lutea

Gentiana septemfida

Gentiana verna

Geranium spp.

Gypsophila repens

Jeffersonia dubia

Linum flavum

Oenothera acaulis

Omphalodes cappadocica

Orobus vernus

Phyteuma comosum

Potentilla aurea

Primulas, except hybrids

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Ramonda myconi

Roscoea spp.

Silene acaulis

Silene alpestris

Silene schafta

Soldanella alpina

Thymus serpyllum and vars.

Trollius pumilus

Veronica spp.

Viola spp. and vars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines for the damper places

 

 

 

 

 

Astilbe chinensis pumila

Astilbe simplicifolia

Calceolaria darwinii

Calceolaria polyrrhiza

Caltha leptosepala

Caltha palustris plena

Campanula cochlearifolia

Dicentra formosa

Dicentra oregana

Dodecatheon integrifolium

Dodecatheon media

Dodecatheon pauciflorum

Iris cristata

Mazus reptans

Mimulus cupreus

Mimulus luteus

Primula x alpicola

Primula bulleyana

Primula denticulata

Primula florindae

Primula frondosa

Primula involucrata

Primula japonica

Primula secundiflora

Primula yargongensis

Roscoea spp.

Tiarella wherryi

Trollius patulus

Trollius pumilus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpines for planting between Paving Stones

from What are Alpines by HousePlants Guru

 

 

Acaenas

Ajuga reptans in variety

Antennarias

Arenaria balearica

Armeria maritima

Asperula gussonii

Calamintha alpina

Cotulas

Frankenia laevis

Geranium pylzowianum

Herniaria glabra

Hypsela longiflora

Linaria aequitriloba

Mazus

Pumilio

Mentha requienii

Mimulus radicans

Nierembergia rivularis

Raoulia australis

Saxifraga muscoides

Sedums

Silene alpestris

Thymus serpyllum in variety

Veronica rupestris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scree Plants

from What are Alpines by HousePlants Guru

 

 

Androsace arachnoidea superba

Androsace sempervivoides

Armeria caespitosa

Asperula suberosa

Calandrinia umbellata

Campanula allionii

Campanula arvatica

Campanula aucheri

Campanula cenisea

Campanula excisa

Campanula raineri

Campanula rupestris

Campanula stansfiedii

Campanula tommasiniana

Campanula wockii

Chrysanthemum alpinum

Dianthus alpinus

Draba imbricata

Dianthus neglectus

Douglasia vitaliana

Draba polytricha

Draba pyrenaica

Erigeron leiomerus

Erigeron trifidus

Erinus alpinus (all varieties)

Erodium corsicum rubrum

Gentiana farreri

Gentiana verna

Globularia incanescens

Gypsophila cerastioides

Helichrysum frigidum

Linaria alpina

Lychnis pyrenaica

Myosotis rupicola

Omphalodes lucilliae

Papaver alpinum

Penstemon rupicola

Phyteuma comosum

Polygala calcarea

Potentilla nitida

Panunculus alpestris

Ranunculus glacialis

Raoulia australis

Saxifraga (all varieties of cushion and porphyrion types)

Saxifraga cochlearis minor

Saxifraga valdensis

Silene acaulis

Teucrium montanum

Wahlenbergia pumilo

Wahlenbergia serpyllifolia major

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See What are Alpines by HousePlants Guru for Easily-grown Alpine Plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Propagation of Alpines by Lawrence D. Hills. Published in 1950 by Faber and Faber Limited describes every method of propagation for 2,500 species.

Unlike modern books published since 1980, this one states exactly what to do and is precisely what you require if you want to increase your alpines.


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Cultivation Requirements of Plant

Outdoor / Garden Cultivation

1

Indoor / House Cultivation

 

Cool Greenhouse (and Alpine House) Cultivation with artificial heating in the Winter

1

Conservatory Cultivation with heating throughout the year

1

Stovehouse Cultivation with heating throughout the year for Tropical Plants

1

 

Sun Aspect

Full Sun

1

Part Shade

1

Full Shade

1

 

Soil Type

Any Soil

1

Chalky Soil

1

Clay Soil

1

Lime-Free Soil

 

Peaty Soil

1

Sandy Soil

1

Acid Soil

1

Alkaline Soil

1

Badly-drained Soil

 

 

Soil Moisture

Dry

1

Moist

1

Wet

1

 

Position for Plant

Back of Shady Border

 

Back of Shrub Border

1

Bedding

1

Bog Garden

 

Coastal Conditions / Seaside

1

Container in Garden

1

Front of Border

1

Ground Cover 0-24 inches (0-60 cms)

1

Ground Cover 24-72 inches (60-180 cms)

1

Ground Cover Over 72 inches (180 cms)

 

Hanging Basket

 

Hedge

1

Hedge - Thorny

 

Pollution Barrier

 

Pond

 

Pot in House, Greenhouse, Conservatory or Stovehouse

1

Raised Bed

 

Rest of Border

1

Rock Garden

1

Scree Bed

1

Speciman on Lawn

 

Sunny Border

1

Tree for Lawn

 

Tree for Small Garden

1

Wildflower

1

Windbreak

 

Woodland

1

 

Use of Plant

Pollen or nectar for Bees

1

Hosts to Butterflies

1

Encouraging birds / wildlife, providing food and shelter

1

Bee-Pollinated plants for Hay Fever Sufferers

1

Berries / Fruit

 

Dry Site in Full Sun

1

Dry Shade

 

Filtering noise

 

Flower Arrange-ments

 

Fragrant Flower

1

Language of Flowers

 

Low maintenance

1

Moist Shade

 

Moist and swampy Sites

 

Nitrogen fixing plants

 

Not Fragrant Flower

1

Rabbit-Resistant

 

Speciman Plant

1

Thornless

 

Tolerant of Poor Soil

1

 

Plant Foliage

Aromatic Foliage

 

Autumn Foliage

 

Finely Cut Leaves

1

Large Leaves

 

Yellow Variegated Foliage

1

White Variegated Foliage

1

Red / Purple Variegated Foliage

 

Silver, Grey and Glaucous Foliage

1

Sword-shaped Leaves

 

 

 

Flower Shape

Number of Flower Petals

Petal-less
 

1

1 Petal

 

2 Petals

 

3 Petals
 

1

4 Petals
 

1

5 Petals
 

1

Above 5
 

1

 

Flower Shape - Simple

Stars
 

1

Bowls
 

 

Cups and Saucers
 

1

Globes
 

 

Goblets and Chalices
 

 

Trumpets
 

1

Funnels
 

1

Bells
 

1

Thimbles
 

 

Urns
 

 

Salverform

 

 

Flower Shape - Elaborated

Tubes, Lips and Straps
 

 

Slippers, Spurs and Lockets
 

 

Hats, Hoods and Helmets
 

 

Standards, Wings and Keels
 

 

Discs and Florets
 

 

Pin-Cushions
 

 

Tufts
 

 

Cushion
 

 

Umbel
 

1

Buttons
 

 

Pompoms
 

 

 

Natural Arrangements

Bunches, Posies, Sprays
 

1

Columns, Spikes and Spires
 

 

Whorls, Tiers and Candelabra
 

1

Plumes and Tails
 

 

Chains and Tassels
 

1

Clouds, Garlands and Cascades
 

 

Spheres, Domes and Plates
 

 

 

Shrub, Tree Shape

Columnar
 

1

Oval
 

1

Rounded or Spherical
 

 

Flattened Spherical
 

1

Narrow Conical / Narrow Pyramidal
 

1

Broad Conical / Broad Pyramidal
 

1

Ovoid /
Egg-Shaped
 

 

Broad Ovoid
 

 

Narrow Vase-shaped / Inverted Ovoid
 

 

Fan-Shaped /Vase-Shaped
 

 

Broad Fan-Shaped / Broad Vase-Shaped
 

 

Narrow Weeping
 

 

Broad Weeping
 

 

Palm

 

 

Conifer Cone

1

 

Form

Arching

1

Climbing

 

Clump-Forming

1

Mat-Forming

 

Mound-Forming

1

Prostrate

1

Spreading

1

Stemless

 

Upright

1

 

Poisonous Plant

1

 

 

It is worth remembering that especially with roses that the colour of the petals of the flower may change - The following photos are of Rosa 'Lincolnshire Poacher' which I took on the same day in R.V. Roger's Nursery Field:-

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Closed Bud

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Opening Bud

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Juvenile Flower

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Older Juvenile Flower

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Middle-aged Flower - Flower Colour in Season in its
Rose Description Page is
"Buff Yellow, with a very slight pink tint at the edges in May-October."

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Mature Flower

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Juvenile Flower and Dying Flower

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Form of Rose Bush

There are 720 roses in the Rose Galleries; many of which have the above series of pictures in their respective Rose Description Page.

So one might avoid the disappointment that the 2 elephants had when their trunks were entwined instead of them each carrying their trunk using their own trunk, and your disappointment of buying a rose to discover that the colour you bought it for is only the case when it has its juvenile flowers; if you look at all the photos of the roses in the respective Rose Description Page!!!!

 

This also applies to the Foliage Colour of Heathers, where sometimes it is only the top few leaves which are not green whereas others with coloured foliage have it coloured along the full length of the foliage stem.
A minor point to remember is that the distant view of a heather will show

  • months of a foliage colour followed by
  • months of flower bud,
  • flowers and then
  • seedheads.

So do not be disappointed that the foliage colour may be hidden for many months of the year by buds, flowers or seedheads.

It still makes a fine foliage plant in floral displays.
 

 

Fragrant Plants adds the use of another of your 5 senses in your garden:-
Sense of Fragrance from Roy Genders

Fragrant Plants:-
Trees and Shrubs with Scented Flowers.

Trees and Shrubs with Scented Leaves.

Trees and Shrubs with Aromatic Bark.

Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for an
Acid Soil
.

Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for a
Chalky or Limestone Soil
.

Shrubs bearing Scented leaves for a
Sandy Soil
.

Herbaceous Plants with Scented Flowers.

Herbaceous Plants with Scented Leaves.

Annual and Biennial Plants with Scented Flowers or Leaves.

Bulbs and Corms with Scented Flowers.

Scented Plants of Climbing and Trailing Habit.

Winter-flowering Plants with Scented Flowers.

Night-scented Flowering Plants.

Scented Aquatic Plants.

Plants with Scented Fruits.

Plants with Scented Roots.

Trees and Shrubs with Scented Wood.

Trees and Shrubs with Scented Gums.

Scented Cacti and Succulents.

Plants bearing Flowers or Leaves of Unpleasant Smell.
 

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