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Arabis alpina 'Snow Cap'

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  • Lawns and Ground Covers
Alpine rock cress
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Lise Servant)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Spreading habit
Blooms: white, May, very abundant
Foliage: green, persisting
Height: 20-25 cm
Spacing: 20-30 cm
Exposure: full sun

Species, cultivars and related plants

See also 'Rosea Grandiflora' cultivar

Common name

Alpine rockcress 'Snow Cap'

Latin name (genus)

Arabis alpina 'Snow Cap'

French common name

Botanical family

  • Brassicaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Moderate growth

Watering and fertilizer

Dry soil

Pruning and maintenance

Divide roots every two years. Remove spent blooms.

Use

Rock gardens - Ground covers - Low walls - Flowerbeds

Hardiness

  • Zone 5

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