Arabis Wall Rock Cress White Snow Peak Arabis Alpina Caucasica is a dwarf, compact growing perennial. Other common names of this plant are Arabis Snow Cap or Mountain Rock Cress. This mounding, dense-growing perennial can be easily grown from Arabis seeds, and White Wall Cress produces mounds of tiny, fragrant, snow-white flowers on a top of olive-green foliage. Arabis Alpina blooms with cheerful, white blossoms for several weeks from mid spring to early summer attracting masses of butterflies and bees.
White Rock Cress is a popular flower for rock gardens, excellent ground cover, and one of the best plants for growing down walls in wall gardens or over stones. Mountain Rock Cress can also be grown in borders or over the edges of containers. Arabis Alpina Caucasica does well in light shade, but performs best in full sun, so bloom time can be slightly shorter in shade.
Height: 6-8 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Moist well-drained, pH 6.2-7.2
USDA Zones: 3-8
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 21-36 Days
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