WALL ROCKCRESS SEEDS
Mountain Rock Cress, Rose Rock Cress
Arabis caucasica, A. blepharophylla
A dependable favorite, Wall Rockcress forms an evergreen mat 4-6″ tall and 9-12″ wide. Plants put on a wonderful spring show, covering themselves with clusters of fragrant, bright rose-pink or white flowers in March and April.
Wall Rockcress is an excellent spring bulb cover, or use as an edging, ground cover, pattern planting, or allow them to scramble over rocks or tumble over walls. Prefers afternoon shade in hot climates.
COMPINKIE Wall Rockcress Arabis caucasica
Superb evergreen, compact, spreading 4-6″ tall cushions are covered with thousands of fragrant rosy flowers in early spring. Winter hardy to zone 3.
Grows beautifully with Ronsdorf Hybrids Drumstick primrose.
LITTLE TREASURE DEEP ROSE Wall Rockcress Arabis caucasica
Sweetly scented, brilliant rose-pink flowers cover the 4-6″ tall, 9-12″ wide plants in mid-spring. Winter hardy to zone 3. A Fleuroselect Quality Mark winner.
SNOWFIX Wall Rockcress Arabis caucasica
Blankets of bright white, fragrant flowers on spreading, 5″ tall mounding plants in early spring. Looks great growing with Compinkie wall rockcress, pansies, Forget-me-nots, or Spring Magic columbines in borders, or containers. Flowers the first year when started early. Winter hardy to zone 3.
How to Plant Wall Rockcress Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70°F., germination is in 14-25 days. Transplant into the garden 9-12″ apart.
Growing wall rockcress: Full sun, appreciates afternoon shade in hot climates. Does not tolerate high heat combined with high humidity. Average to poor soil with good drainage, drought tolerant once established, looks nicer with moderate water. The low maintenance, evergreen plants are sheared after flowering to promote compact growth. Flowers are fragrant and attract bees and butterflies. Plants are rabbit and deer resistant.