Aubrieta deltoidea 'Whitewell Gem'

False Rockcress, Purple Rockcress, Rainbow Rockcress

Family: Brassicaceae Mustard

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 7A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Early Spring to Late Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Alpine garden, border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green, silvery
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral, alkaline
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage