Arabis Rose Delight
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
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Early spring.
Height / Spread: 15cm x 30cm (6in x 12in)
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
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.