Arabis Rose Delight

Plant Details

A mass of crimson pink flowers form a stunning carpet of colour attracting bees throughout spring, above a mat of evergreen foliage.

Month Available: February

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Pink

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost

Main Attribute: Early spring.

Height / Spread: 15cm x 30cm (6in x 12in)

Growing Tips & Additional Information

I find this plant is ideal for covering any bare patches in the garden as it offers green foliage colour all year, with the wonderful pink flowers in spring.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Mildew

Plant Care: Trim after flowering to form a carpet.

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: Fantastic early spring colour for rockeries, small garden and patio pots. Evergreen so colour all year round.

History: Commonly known as rockcress. Some consider Arabis to be a weed but many varieties have been cultivated as a good garden plant.