Rockwork sentence example
- 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.
- Portulaca splendens: half-hardy, 6 in., crimson, rose, yellow, white, &c., single and double; splendid prostrate plants for sunny 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.Advertisement
- Dwarf close-growing evergreen cruciferous plants, adapted for rockwork and the front part of the flower border, and of the easiest culture.
- 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.Advertisement
- 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.
- 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.Advertisement
- Bulbinella Hookeri - Also known as Anthericum and Chrysobactron, this graceful member of the Lily order is well suited to either border or rockwork.