Rock Cress

Common name Rock Cress
Latin name Aubrieta
  • Ground cover
  • Perennial
Height 3-6"
Spread 12-24"
Light & Water
Full sun:
Part sun:
Zone 4
Bloom month April
Bloom colour Blue, purple, white
Foliage colour Grey/green
Foliage categories
  • Evergreen
  • Silver

Early spring blooming ground cover needs to be trimmed back after bloom to promote compact lush new growth. Best variety for year round good looks is 'Argenteo-variegata' with evergreen grey/white leaves.
Note: Rock Cress is also the common name for Arabis, another spring bloomer.

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