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Hairy Rock Cress

Arabis hirsuta

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hairy Rock Cress Overview

This species is an annual or occasionally biennial with tapered oval leaves borne in basal rosettes and alternately up the stem. The plant is covered in stiff, hars, some of which fork. The white flowers are held in spikes and appear in early to late summer. Also known as Arabis brownii.

Common problems with Hairy Rock Cress

How to propagate Hairy Rock Cress

Seed

By seed.

Other uses of Hairy Rock Cress

Excellent ground cover in a rock garden.