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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight'

Other names

Rock cress 'Rose Delight'

Genus

Arabis 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

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Erect flower stem, Mat Forming, Rosette

Flower

Purplish-pink in Spring; Purplish-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Gall midges Aphids , Gall midges

Downy mildew , White blister Downy mildew , White blister

General care

Propagation

For softwood cuttings cut after flower finished in summer. Sow seed at 70 degrees F.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Arabis blepharophylla 'Rose Delight'

Other names

Rock cress 'Rose Delight'

Genus

Arabis 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Erect flower stem, Mat Forming, Rosette


Colour

Flower

Purplish-pink in Spring; Purplish-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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