Aubrieta Rock Cress Purple Aubrieta Hybrida Hendersonii is a mat-forming, herbaceous perennial. The Aubrieta ground cover seeds can be started indoors for transplanting later outdoors. This Rock Cress produces cross-shaped, purple flowers with four petals on a top of low growing, well-branched, hairy stems. Aubrieta blooms from spring to summer, and the fragrant flowers are attractive to butterflies and bees.
Aubrieta Rock Cress Purple is an excellent ground cover and cascading flower for growing in the crevices of garden walls. Rock Cress has striking appearance in sunny rock and alpine gardens. Aubrieta Hybrida grows well in full sun or partial shade, and it is adaptable to various types of soil, but light, well-drained soil is preferable.
Height: 4-6 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average, Moist well-drained, pH 6.5-7.5
USDA Zones: 4-10
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days