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Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight' (Rock cress 'Rose Delight')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.15m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight'

Other names: Rock cress 'Rose Delight'

Genus: Arabis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Rose Delight' _ 'Rose Delight' is a mat-forming, short-lived, evergreen perennial with rosettes of oval, toothed, hairy-edged, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing clusters of purple-pink flowers in late spring and early summer.


Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight' is: Evergreen

Flower: Purplish-pink in Spring; Purplish-pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.

Habit: Erect flower stem, Mat Forming, Rosette

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Gall midges

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , White blister

General care

Propagation: For softwood cuttings cut after flower finished in summer. Sow seed at 70 degrees F. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight' (Rock cress 'Rose Delight') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock, Wildflower

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Best in partial shade in areas with hot summers.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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