ROCK CRESS SEEDS
Aubrieta x cultorum
Rock Cress plants are covered in stunning spring flowers. Rock Cress is a superb perennial ground cover for dry banks, between flagstones, or along pathways. Rock Cress grows beautifully with Basket-of-Gold, Candytuft, Sedum, Snow-in-Summer, and Wall Rockcress
Spreading perennials which produce stunning masses of flowers in spring. Superb on dry banks, walls and rock gardens or use between patio flagstones. Grows 3-6 inches high and spreads 1-1.5 feet across. They are outstanding performers. Cut back halfway after blooming. Prefers part shade in hot climates, full sun where summers are relatively cool. Winter hardy to zone 4.
A striking blend of dark blue, red and purple.
The Audrey Series provide the first hybrid Aubrietas available from seed. The plants are more vigorous, branching and compact, the flowers larger, and bloom season longer, compared to other Rock Cress varieties. Grows 3-6 inches tall, and blooms from March to May, in a blend of vibrant purple and red shades. Winter hardy to zone 4.
The newest addition to the Audrey Series, the first hybrid Rock Cress available from seed. Audrey Blue Shades produces large, deep blue blooms, which are bigger, and appear over a longer period (March to May) than other Aubrieta varieties. The plants are also more vigorous, branching and compact; they keep their neat appearance longer. Winter hardy to zone 4.
Large, intense, carmine-red blooms.
How to Plant ROCK CRESS Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats using a sterilized mix, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 12 inches apart.