1An artificial mound or bank built of earth and stones and planted with rock plants.
- The tiny, tuft-forming Alpine poppy with flowers of white, yellow and zingy orange looks delightful in amongst the mat and cushion-forming plants of a rock garden.
- A few strategically placed stones and it would have made an excellent rock garden.
- Also known as meadow saffron, they look good naturalised in turf, in the rock garden, at the front of a border or under an apple tree.
1.1A garden in which rockeries are the chief feature.
- The park's gardens include a sunken garden, a rock garden, stream gardens and an Arboretum, containing many trees from the southern hemisphere.
- The remaining 12 acres provides enough room for a landscaped rock garden rediscovered during renovations and a broadleaf forest of beech, ash and oak.
- The 20 acres of grounds include a sun terrace, fruit garden and sunken rock garden, as well as a lakeside summer house and marina.
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