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AUBRIETA( MADLY™ SERIES)
Madly™ Purple Rockcress, Purple Rockcress
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The colorful rockcress in the Madly™ Series bloom with a lower amount of needed winter chill than others, and then display a prolonged flowering display. They have vigorous spreading to mound-forming habits and can stay colorful with dense blooms for as long as six weeks in the spring. A second flowering season occurs again in early autumn. The glowing blue-purple or violet-rose flowers of the two cultivars play beautifully against their fuzzy green mats of foliage.
Sunny locations with fertile, neutral to alkaline, well-draining soil are best for growing the Madly™ purple rockcress hybrids. They should be watered regularly before and after blooming but can be allowed to get a little drier later in the season. These perennials do not divide easily and are best left alone to spread and flourish. Rockcress is short-lived in gardens with hot summers but thrives in areas with cool or moderate summers. Alternatively, in hot summer regions, grow rockcress as a winter annual. Propagate by seed or cuttings.
This true alpine looks best in sunny rock or alpine gardens, between stepping stones or cascading from chinks in stone walls. It looks great interplanted with short species tulips, pastel-coloring hybrid tulips or any color of pansies.
8 - 4
5 - 8
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Full Sun, Partial Sun
2"-6" / 5.1cm - 15.2cm
10"-18" / 25.4cm - 45.7cm
Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer
Rose, Blue Violet
Green, Gray Green
Alpine, Bedding Plant, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
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