Plant type

Evergreen shrub

Height & spread

20-30cm x 30-45cm

Wildlife benefit

Bee, bumblebee, butterfly nectar, butterfly caterpillar and moth caterpillar plant

  • A free-flowering dwarf evergreen shrub, rock rose earns its place in the gravel garden. Flowers are yellow.
  • Thrives in a sunny, dry position. Tolerant of poor soil. Trim over after first flush of flowers to promote a second flowering.
  • A British native.
  • Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak Butterfly caterpillar food plant.
  • Wood Tiger Moth caterpillar food plant. Also Blue Butterfly nectar plant.
  • Bee and bumblebee plant.