Aubretia 'Royal Velvet'

Aubrieta 'Royal Velvet'

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This compact, mat forming hardy perennial is semi evergreen and produces deep blue flowers in early spring.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take softwood or semi hardwood cuttings

Special features

Ground cover

It will cover large areas.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Chalk, Loam

Soil PH preference

Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes

The plant is ideal for gravel or rock gardens, on slopes and banks in informal cottage styles as well as in containers in urban city gardens.

Personality

Family

Brassicaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids and flea beetles and suffer from white blister.
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