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Wall Rock Cress in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Arabis alpina 'Rosea'

 

Wall Rock Cress

A very vibrant, ground covering and tough plant that will grow anywhere. The leaves are a mid green toothed and oval it produces a mass of white. pink/purple flowers in Spring. Very easy to care for. 'Rosea' has masses of rosy flowers blooming over a mat of small-leaved foliage.

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plant Features
  • Wall Rock Cress likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Wall Rock Cress likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Wall Rock Cress is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Wall Rock Cress likes free draining

    Free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Wall Rock Cress

Latin name

Arabis alpina 'Rosea'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Brassicaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Wall Rock Cress likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Wall Rock Cress is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Wall Rock Cress likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Wall Rock Cress likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Wall Rock Cress is 0.50meters x 0.30meters 0.50 M 0.30 M

Arabis alpina 'Rosea'

A very vibrant, ground covering and tough plant that will grow anywhere. The leaves are a mid green toothed and oval it produces a mass of white. pink/purple flowers in Spring. Very easy to care for. 'Rosea' has masses of rosy flowers blooming over a mat of small-leaved foliage.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Arabis caucasica bear masses of flowers in Spring.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out container grown plants in spring.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Autumn TO Late Winter

Sow seed in seed compost under glass in a bright/light position

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Early Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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