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Arabis recta

Annual recta

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.55m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen-yellow

Description

Arabis recta (Annual recta). This is an annual with arrow-shaped, yellow-green leaves. Some of the leaves are basal, but do not form a rosette. The flowers are small, with white petals and will bloom in the spring.

Also known as Arabis auriculata.

Characteristics

Annual, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; N. Africa, S.W. Asia, E. Europe

Interest and use

Naturalising

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil with a position in full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in a cold frame in the autumn time.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for aphids, downy mildew and white blister.

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