Aubrieta gracilis

Dwarf Rock Cress

A gorgeous wildflower from the Balkan Mountains of Eastern Europe,this tight growing groundcover disappears under a blanket of amethyst-purple flowers in early to mid-spring. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones 4 - 8
Advantages
Good for Containers
Good Rockgarden or alpine plant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Groundcover
Evergreen
Plants for Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40" (with care)
Mature Plant Size 3" tall 12" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Shipping Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019 Learn More…
Size Plant - 2.5" Pot
SKU HC014465

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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3" tall x 12" wide. (Seed propagated). A gorgeous wildflower from the Balkan Mountains of Eastern Europe,this tight growing groundcover disappears under a blanket of amethyst-purple flowers in early to mid-spring. Its evergreen foliage forms a tight, bright green mound in the garden. Low fertility, well drained soil.
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SKU
HC014465
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Dwarf Rock Cress
Botanical Name
Aubrieta gracilis
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
White
Height
Under 6 inches
Mature Height
3" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Evergreen Foliage
Yes
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages
Good for Containers, Good Rockgarden or alpine plant, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Evergreen, Plants for Small Spaces
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Planting Guides
View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 25th, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
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