Purple Rockcress (Arabis) in bloom

Rockcress

Arabis spp.


ZONE HARDINESS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SPACE REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
SUN REQUIREMENTS
1 50 100

This low growing and spreading perennial will tolerate heat and dry conditions. Blooms in mid to late spring. Needs well-drained soils.

The most commonly grown Arabis in Treasure Valley is Arabis caucasica.

This plant has a fire-resistance score of 7, meaning it should be planted 40 feet or greater from your home. Idaho Firewise: http://idahofirewise.org/

https://gardentronic.com/blog/idaho-firewise-protect-your-home-wildfires/


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PLANT DETAILS


NAME
Rockcress, arabis
TYPE
Perennial
HEIGHT
6" - 10"
SPACING
6" - 18"

ZONE HARDINESS
4-7

SUN REQUIREMENTS
Full sun

ΒLOOM TIME
Spring