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Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica Little Treasure Pink

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Mountain rock cress

Low growing evergreen with bright pink flowers

Price 1 Litre Pots £3.99 Each - 3 for £10

A low growing plant that forms tight cushions of evergreen leaves, which in spring is completely covered in a blanket of vibrant rose-pink flowers. 

Where?

This charming plant likes any spot in full sun, and looks great edging a border or growing between cracks in a wall. It is perfect for an alpine bed or a rock garden. 

How?

It is easy to grow in sharply drained soil. Give the plants a trim after flowering to keep them compact.  

Plant details


In depth plant information

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Plant type Perennial
Flower colour
Foliage colour
Typically available April - September
Season of interest Spring
Flowering March - May
Evergreen Yes
Plant height 15 cm - 20 cm
Plant width 30 cm - 50 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Hazardous No
Attracts bees Yes
Attracts butterflies Yes
Plant height in 5 years 20 cm
Medicinal No
Hardiness zone (?) H4

Will perform best in these conditions

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Soil type Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained
Planting instructions

Water the plant in its pot thoroughly before planting – give it a good soaking. Prepare the area by digging a hole twice the size of the pot. Dig compost into the base of the hole. Remove the pot and position the plant in the hole, with the top of the rootball about level with the surrounding soil. Refill the planting hole with a mixture of garden soil and compost, firming as you go. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

Planting site Patio container, Garden edging, Gravel garden, Wildlife garden, Rock garden

£3.99

Typically available

From April to September