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Arabis blepharophylla

Rose Rock Cress

Wall Cress

Comments

Great textured compact plant; lush deep green foliage with rising flower clusters in shades of deep pink; perfect for wall and rock gardens; can shear after blooming for best appearance

Description

Great textured compact plant; lush deep green foliage with rising flower clusters in shades of deep pink; perfect for wall and rock gardens; can shear after blooming for best appearance

Landscape Attributes

Rose Rock Cress is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Rose Rock Cress is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Rose Rock Cress will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 8 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches (8 inches with the flowers)

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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