Aubretia, with its delicate-looking flowers, is surprisingly hardy. It requires maintenance, however; after it has flowered, the blooms should be trimmed back.
Along with arabis and aurinia, this is one of the three classic spring-blooming plants for rock gardens. The low, spreading leaves form a mat that is covered with a carpet of purple blooms in springtime. It makes a perfect choice for planting on a bank, wall, or slope.Aubretia Quick Facts
Scientific Name: Aubretia deltoidea
Common Name: Aubretia
Plant Type: Perennial
Growing Zones for Aubretia: Hardy to zone 4
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