Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica 'Flore Pleno' (d)
mountain rock cress 'Flore Pleno'
An evergreen perennial to 20cm in height, forming a mat to 60cm in width, with scurvy green leaves and double, white flowers 2cm in width in late spring
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Arabis can be annuals or evergreen perennials, usually mat-forming, with simple leaves and racemes of 4-petalled white, pink or purple flowers.
- Name status
How to grow
Will tolerate hot, dry conditions and poor, infertile soils. Good as ground cover
Propagate by softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Rock garden
- Gravel garden
No pruning required
Can get aphids and gall midge
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