Alpine garden



a rock garden.
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Its neat dwarf growth, and flowering as it does when hardly a foot high, renders it a choice subject for the alpine garden.
Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs A. D. Webster

For the alpine garden it is particularly suitable, and though growing rather slowly thrives well in good light soil.
Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs A. D. Webster

On the roof were the living quarters—dwelling of many rooms surrounded by an alpine garden.
Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner

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