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Stone Cress

Aethionema 'Warley Rose'

Also known as

Stone Cress 'Warley Rose'

Aethionema armenum 'Warley Rose' 1 by http://www.fleurs-des-montagnes.net (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Aethionema armenum Warley Rose
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Stone Cress Overview

This is a low-growing evergreen short-lived subshrub, which is grown for its profusion of small bright rose pink flowers in the spring and summer. The foliage is composed of narrow elongated grey-green leaves. It will grow to a compact height and width of 15cm.

Common problems with Stone Cress

How to propagate Stone Cress

Seed

Most species self seed readily. Seed in the autumn.

Cuttings

Or propagate by softwood cuttings in the spring.

Special features of Stone Cress

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Stone Cress

Rock gardens. Spring interest.