10 Pretty Plants for Crevices

These little gems are never happier than when squeezed into tight spaces between paving or in a dry-stone wall. They are also ideal for tiny containers — you can use them to dress up a dining table, or to grow in a line of small pots.

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aubrieta squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

'Argenteovariegata' rock cress

2 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

arabis squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Variegated white rock cress

6 inches tall, 20 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

phlox squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Canyon phlox

8 inches tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

celmisia walkeri squeezes into tight spaces How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

New Zealand daisy (Celmisia walkeri)

12 inches tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, partial sun, well-drained soil, moist soil.

alchemilla squeezes into tight space like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Alpine lady's mantle

3 inches tall, 20 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, partial sun, moist soil.

androsace squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Rock jasmine

3 inches tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

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Fleabane

6 inches tall, 3 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

dianthus squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

'Little Jock' dianthus

4 inches tall, 8 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil.

alyssum squeezes into tight spaces like crevices How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Alpine alyssum

4 inches tall, 20 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, partial sun, well-drained soil.

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'Jewel' Tussock bellflower

4 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, partial sun, well-drained soil.

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