Alpines and Rock Plants for UK Gardens

Despite their compact size and delicate appearance, many alpines are extremely hardy and can thrive well in the garden, if given the right growing conditions.

The following section lists a selection of alpines that can be grown in domestic gardens in Great Britain (England/Scotland/Ireland).

alyssum saxatile yellow flowers

Alyssum saxatile
Alyssum

Arabis variegata

Arabis
White rock cress

Thrift Sea Pink

Armeria maritima
Thrift, Sea pink

snow in summer flowers

Cerastium
Snow in summer

minature rock rose

Helianthemum
Rock rose

iberis white flowers

Iberis sempervirens
Candytuft

variegated aubrieta

Aubretia
Rock cress

Campanula carpatica blue flower

Campanula
Serbian bellflower

mossy saxifraga flowers

Saxifraga
 

Sempervivum

Sempervivum
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