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Arabis caucasica × arendsii ‘Pink Pearl’

Wall rock cress

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Features

  • BloomsApril to May
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourSalmon pink
  • Leaf ColourSilver-green

Description

Arabis caucasica × arendsii ‘Pink Pearl’ (Wall rock cress). This mat-forming variety has deep salmon-pink zygomorphic flowers with orange centres, over basal rosettes of silver-green leaves.

This plant is a cross between Arabis caucasica and Arabis aubrietioides.

Also known as Arabis caucasica 'Pink Pearl'

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Alpine

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

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

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Grow in a sunny spot with free draining soil.

Propagation

By softwood cutting, division of basal rosette or seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for aphids, downy mildew, gall midge and white blister.

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