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Other common names
Aubrieta are mat-forming evergreen perennials with small leaves and short racemes of 4-petalled flowers in shades of pink and purple in spring
'Argenteovariegata' is a mat-forming or trailing perennial whose small leaves have variable white margins, contrasting with the single mauve-pink flowers in spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in well-drained soil in full sun, an ideal plant for dry areas such as chalky slopes and on walls, but it can tolerate partial shade. Being hardy, it is a useful container plant for spring colour.
Propagate by seed, softwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Garden Edging Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Can get aphids and flea beetles
May be infected by white blister
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