How to use Rockwork in a sentence
The background consists of artificial rockwork, supported on huge wooden scaffoldings.
It is made sufficiently strong to bear the weight of the animals, which are confined within their bounds by undercut overhanging ridges, and by deep and wide ditches, masked by rockwork.
Pretty dwarf tufted plants, with needle-shaped leaves, adapted for rockwork.
Showy rockwork or front row border plants of easy culture in any light soil; the plants should be frequently renewed from cuttings.
Dwarf close-growing evergreen cruciferous plants, adapted for rockwork and the front part of the flower border, and of the easiest culture.Advertisement
Characias, 2 to 3 ft., with green bracts, are fine plants for rockwork or sheltered corners.
Dwarf subshrubby plants well suited for rockwork, and called Sun-Roses from their blossoms resembling small wild roses and their thriving best in sunny spots.
Well adapted for rockwork or banks of sandy soil.
It is of evergreen habit, and requires a warm position on the rockwork and well-drained sandy soil; or a duplicate should be sheltered during winter in a cold, dry frame.
P. Parthenium eximium, 2 ft., is a handsome double white form of ornamental character for the mixed border; P. uliginosum, 5 to 6 ft., has fine large, white, radiate flowers in October; P. Tchihatchewii, a close-growing, dense evergreen, creeping species, with long-stalked, white flower-heads, is adapted for covering slopes in lieu of turf, and for rockwork.Advertisement
Neat-growing, succulent plants, forming rosettes of fleshy leaves close to the ground, and rapidly increasing by runner-like offsets; they are well adapted for rockwork, and do best in sandy soil.
Pretty caryophyllaceous plants, preferring sandy loam, and well adapted for rockwork.
Showy pea - flowered plants, the smaller species adapted for rockwork; sandy soil.
P. vacciniifolium, 6 to to in., is a pretty prostrate subshrubby species, with handsome rose-pink flowers, suitable for rockwork, and prefers boggy soil; P. affine (Brunonis), I ft., deep rose, is a showy border plant, flowering in the late summer; P. cuspidatum, 8 to To ft., is a grand object for planting where a screen is desired, as it suckers abundantly, and its tall spotted stems and handsome cordate leaves have quite a noble appearance.
Bulbinella Hookeri - Also known as Anthericum and Chrysobactron, this graceful member of the Lily order is well suited to either border or rockwork.Advertisement