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A successful rock garden re-creates the natural outcrops on mountain slopes. Select only plants that thrive in stony terrain. Since the original homes of many species of rock plants are the mountains and rocky regions of the world, they are usually hardy and can tolerate thin, stony soils and some can survive drying winds.