Arabis alpina/Apline Rockcress

Arabis alpina / Arabis alpina
Low growing plant useful in small sunny areas
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Low growing plant useful in small sunny areas

Used in rock gardens

Has white flowers in spring and should be cut back after blooming

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Scientific Name: Arabis alpina
Common Name: Apline Rockcress
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Does not do well where summers are long and hot and is difficult to grow in zone 7. After flowering cut plants back for new growth, else the look ratty in heat of summer. Best used as a ground cover in rock gardens and is a complimentary plant for spring flowering bulbs