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Alpine Rockcress

Arabis alpina

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Alpine Rockcress Overview

This species is an evergreen annual or perennial herb, the leaves are obovate grey-green and toothed. The flowers are produced in racemes of white small blooms in late spring. Also known as Arabis albida var elata.

Common problems with Alpine Rockcress

How to propagate Alpine Rockcress

Cuttings

Sow the seeds in a cold frame in autumn or softwood cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Special features of Alpine Rockcress

Ground cover

Other uses of Alpine Rockcress

Bedding, ground cover, rock gardens, edging, walls, gravel gardens. Spring/Summer interest.