Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica

Arabis caucasica

syn. Arabis alpina ssp. caucasica

Mountain Rockcress

Brassicaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

lilac pink

Flowering time

April - June

Foliage colour

gray-green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

SE-Europe, Mediterranean

The genus Arabis belongs to the family Brassicaceae. They are low growing alpines that grow in gritty soil. Most species are native to mountains in Europe and Asia.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Basal cuttings in early summer.

A stalk without buds is torn off at the base and planted in soil mixed with pumice and kept in a sheltered spot out of strong sunlight until the cutting is rooted.


Seed – sown in September - November.

Seed just covered and stored outside or in a refrigeration until spring, the brought inside and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Hardy spring flowering plant, well suited to rock gardens. Flowers profusely, lilac-pink flowers in May.

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