Flowering shrubs are the backbone of a big garden full of mixed plantings. Learn how to fill in your rock wall garden with
a beautiful collection of roses such as Helianthemum and Dacia.
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Gord Nickel: So, Carolyn is this is a relatively news sort of border for you here at the garden pot?
Carolyn: It is a few entertaining rock wall Gord Nickel and then the tall you can see the upper wall back and so I thought oh! Wonderful I will just out the first three feet and think with a rock wall garden and so a lot of these things work really well hot and dry.
Gord Nickel: It is very nice.
Carolyn: Shallow soil.
Gord Nickel: That is a fairly new plant; some of the colors are new anyway.
Carolyn: Oh! This one of my favorites. These are helianthemums or rock roses and this one has got interesting glucose foliage and these lovely pink flowers, but what I love about helianthemums is that they bloom all some along.
Gord Nickel: I have heard that. Yeah and some of the new colors that coming in a really neat.
Carolyn: Oh! The colors actually I will show you a few different colors, because I got quite a few of them, as I said they are one of my favorite plant.
Gord Nickel: What is this is? I know this is one of the new replants that are coming in as well.
Carolyn: Yeah, this is daisies and comes in different colors and apricot then I will show you another color and daisies are again, relatively a new plant and then they are all over Europe They are very popular in Europe and I think they are going to really capture on. Again, it is going to give great show right now. You cut it back and it will repeat bloom nature in this summer for you.
Gord Nickel: Now, it seems that you have got sort of a thing with these plants here sort of low maintenance, low water, that kind of a things?
Carolyn: Right and low is the optimum-because I want them to hang over the rock wall as well. So, this another helianthemums to completely different with the more pink flowers and the green leaves, but very pretty.
Gord Nickel: Perfect. Well Carolyn this is really great.
Gord Nickel has been a professional horticulturalist for almost 30 years. Taken from his popular TV show, Gord, who has been working in gardens since he was 15 years old, teaches easy, fun gardening skills.