Sedum dasyphyllum major ~ Tiny pebbles of blue foliage are indispensible accents for little spots (i.e. troughs, stone wall pockets, etc.) Tiny white flowers appear in early summer. Wherever a broken leaf falls, it takes root. Zone: 6 Exposure: sun
Dry stone wall with tree built by Eric Landman in memeory of his wife Kerry. Kerry Landman Memorial, Island Lake Conservation Area, Mono, Ontario. The main wall is Limestone with local rounded granite fieldstones that were found on site to represent the leaves. A lot of them had green moss on them that added to the effect of the stones looking like foliage.
Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens ‘Freckles' large evergreen climber with glossy dark green leaves tinged bronze in winter. Flowers 5cm during late autumn, winter or early spring. Good silky seed-heads. Requires a warm sheltered position but is generally hardy in an average winter. It thrives in any fertile, well-drained soil. Plant with the crown 5-8cm (2–3in) deep to encourage shoots to grow from below ground level. Keep the base shaded and cool