Arabis caucasica 'Plena'

Arabis caucasica 'Plena'

syn. Arabis alpina ssp. caucasica

Mountain Rockcress

Brassicaceae

Height

10-15 cm​

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

April - June

Foliage colour

gray-green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

tender

Plant range

garden variety

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.

A tender cultivar with double, white flowers. Seems tender and probably needs winter protection.

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