Some perennials, such as Pinks, Carnations, Saxifrages, etc., do not die down, but retain their leaves.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
Already have the stones fulfilled their purpose, and the ivy, the brier, and the saxifrage have found a home amongst them.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX." by Various
The white stars of the saxifrage appeared in the woods; the white daisies were in the grass.
"Macleod of Dare" by William Black
His present ambition is to grow every possible saxifrage.
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2)" by James Marchant
In addition to the plants mentioned above, hardy ferns grow well, and so do lilies of the valley, and stonecrops and saxifrages.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Ivy, saxifrage and wild roses vie with each other in concealing the ruins.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
I'm afraid I did some damage to the bulbs as well as myself, but you had told me that the saxifrages were partial to boots.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
I gave her some of that new saxifrage I raised.
"Plashers Mead" by Compton Mackenzie
It's a piece of saxifrage.
"The Third Class at Miss Kaye's" by Angela Brazil
But our approach to the home of the saxifrage is not to be accomplished without toil, in weather which is a succession of boisterous squalls.
"The Call of the Wildflower" by Henry S. Salt