"dainty yellow rock-roses"
Alpine rock rose
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeAlpine rock rose - Credit: Kurt Kalac

There are over 100 different kinds of rock rose in the plant group known as Helianthemum. Their flowers may be yellow, white or pink.

Yellow rock roses which grow in the Swiss Alps include the alpine rock rose and the common rock rose.

Their Latin names are Helianthemum Alpestre and Helianthemum nummularium.