Choose a country to see content specific to your location

Skip to main content
A picture of a Arabis

Arabis

Arabis spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Arabis

A photo of Arabis
A photo of Arabis
A photo of Arabis
A photo of Arabis
A photo of Arabis

Arabis Overview

This genus contains 110 species of evergreen, annual or perennial herbaceous plants. They have small, white flowers with 4 petals and grow between 10-80cm tall. Leaves are normally very hairy and range from simple to lobed in shape, averaging 1-6cm in length. Some species are cultivated as ornamental garden plants, whilst others are considered to be weeds.

How to propagate Arabis

Cuttings

Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Arabis

Excellent ground cover in a rock garden.

Spring Flowering Perennials for Pollinators

These spring flowering perennials are perfect for attracting pollinating insects.

A photo of Ajuga

Ajuga

Ajuga spp.

Explore all

Spring Blooms for Pollinators – Top 20

A choice of the best spring flowering plants for pollinators.

Explore all