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Axcent® Dark Red Rock Cress

Aubrieta hybrida 'ABRZ0001' PP #24,199

Pronunciation: aw-bree-EH-tuh
SKU #31415

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Description An impressive display of bright red flowers nearly smothers neat, mounding gray-green foliage in spring, nearly two weeks earlier than most! This low, mat-forming perennial is perfect for grouping to create a swath of color in a rock garden or border, or as a filler between stepping stones. Thrives in patio pots. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 to 14 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Design Ideas This dense little perennial is a favorite for spilling out of niches in old stone walls and in nooks of rock gardens. Use as an informal edging along walkways and flagstone paths. Neatens up the front of the perennial border perfectly. A great choice for year-round cover beneath roses in the cutting garden, or elsewhere.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Care Thrives in slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Best in filtered sun in hot summer regions. Water regularly to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed in spring, repeat during growing season. Appreciates a gravel mulch. Shear lightly after flowering.

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