Aubrieta Rock Cress Royal Mix Aubrieta Hybrida is a compact low-growing, evergreen perennial that can be started from ground cover seeds. Rock Cress forms dense mats of evergreen foliage that is covered by masses of lavender, blue, rose, red, and violet flowers. Aubrieta blooms in spring and summer providing a colorful display, and its fragrant blooms attract butterflies and bees.
Aubrieta Rock Cress Royal Mix grows only up to 4-6 inches tall, but the plant spreads up to 24 inches, and this habit makes Rock Cress an outstanding ground cover or rock garden flower. Aubrieta is a good pick for hanging baskets and containers. Aubrieta Hybrida likes to grow in full sun or partial shade and thrives even in the poorest of soils.
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