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Aubrieta ‘Carnival’

Aubrieta

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to May
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourLight purple
  • Leaf ColourPale green

Description

Aubrieta ‘Carnival’ (Aubrieta). This plant is also called 'Hartswood Purple'. Bears large, single light purple flowers in early spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, C Asia.

Interest and use

Useful on dry banks, walls and in rock gardens.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will thrive in sun with any well drained soil. To maintain a compact shape, cut back hard after flowering.

Propagation

Propagation is by greenwood cuttings in the summer or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn.

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