Plant spoils du jour:
* the COOLEST sempervivens I've ever seen - I saw some sending up pink blooms on stalks 3-4" tall. I had no idea these actually flowered.
* alpine phlox, which is a pokey creeping evergreen sort of thing
* gypsophila paniculata, aka baby's breath. I always thought this was stupidly hard to grow, but lo and behold there is a hardy version, so I am trying it.
* gaura pinks, with funky red foliage: