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New Mexico State University

Demonstration Garden - Rock
Area Lead: Marjorie Selden
Description: The rock garden, once it is finished, will show case plants that grow well with large daily temperature changes and very little water.
Plant List:
Rock_Ajuga_reptansValfredda.jpgAjuga reptans "Valfredda" Ajuga chocolate chip 
Coming SoonAntennaria parvifolia "McClintock" Dwarf pussytoes 
Rock_Aubrieta_deltoidea_Purple_Gem_RockCress.jpgAubrieta deltoidea "Purple Gem" Rockcress 
Coming SoonDelosperma "Fire Spinner" Ice Plant "Fire Spinner" 
RockGarden_Delosperma_Lavender_Ice_1.jpgDelosperma "Lavender Ice" Lavender Ice, Ice Plant 
RedMountainIcePlant-840-5902.jpgDelosperma dyeri Red Mountain Ice Plant 
RockGarden_Diascia_002.jpgDiascia integerrima "Coral Canyon" Diascia Twinspur "Coral Canyon" 
Rock_EphedraMinima_MormonTea.jpgEphedra minima Dwarf Mormon Tea 
Coming SoonEryngium Sea Holly 
RoseofSharonBloom319.jpgHibiscus syricaus Rose of Sharon 
IrisPumila_LittleAnnie_DwarfBurgunfyIris1.jpgIris x pumila "Little Annie" Dwarf burgundy Iris 
LeontopodimEdelweiss835.jpgLeontopodim alpinum Edelweiss 
Rock_Mahonia_aquiloliumCompacta.jpgMahonia aquifolium Compacta Dwarf Oregon Grape Holly  
Rock_MarrubiumRotundifolium_creepigHorehound.jpgMarrubium rotundifolium Creeping Horehound 
Horehound.jpgMarrubium vulgare Horehound 
Rock_Panicum_virgatum.jpgPanicum virgatum Switch Grass 
Coming SoonPennisetum alopecuroides "Little Bunny" Little bunny grass 
RockGarden_MatPenstemon.jpgPenstemon caespitosus Mat Penstemon 
Rock_HimalayanBorderJewel.jpgPersicaria affinis Himalayan Border Jewels 
PhiladelphusLittleleafMockorange314bloom.jpgPhiladelphus microphyllus Little Leaf Mockorange 
Rock_PiceaPungens_Montgomery_Spruce.jpgPicea pungens "Montgomery"  Dwarf spruce 
Rock_PinusEdulls_Farmy.jpgPinus edulis "Farmy"  Dwarf Pinon Pine 
Rock_PinusMonophylla_BlueJazz.jpgPinus monophylla "Blue Jazz" Dwarf pinon 
Rock_PinusMonophylla_Whoopie.jpgPinus monophylla "Whoopie" Dwarf Pinon 
Rock_Mugo_pumilio.jpgPinus mugo v. pumilio  Dwarf mugo pine 
GoldenCurrant315.jpgRibes aureum Golden Currant 
Rock_Salvia_Pach.jpgSalvia Pachyphylla Mojave Sage 
Coming SoonSedum "robustum" Red leaf Stonecrop 
sedumKam849.jpgSedum kamtschaticum Kamschatka stonecrop 
Rock_SedumAngelina.jpgSedum rupestre "Angelina" Yellow Stonecrop 
Coming SoonSedum spurium "Red Carpet"  Red Stonecrop 
Rock_Stachys_maxima.jpgStachys Maxima Dwarf Lambs Ears-Pink Cotton 
Rock_TeucriumCossonii_MajorcanGermander.jpgTeucrium cossonii Majorcan Germander 
Rock_Vernonia_lindheimeri_Ironweed.jpgVernonia lindheimeri v. leucophylla Silver Ironweed 
Rock_Viburnum_opulus_Nanum.jpgViburnum opulus "Nanum" Cranberrybush, Dwarf European 
RockGarden_Vinca.jpgVinca minor "illumination" Variegated vinca 
Rock_Yucca_filamentosa_BrightEdge.jpgYucca filamentosa "Bright Edge" Yucca