Glacier™ Sky Blue Rock Cress
|Description||A profusion of violet-blue blooms cover a compact mound of fine, green foliage. Blooms later than other rock cress, making it the perfect season extender. 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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil lightly moist during bloom.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, 10 to 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Multi-Season Interest, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|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 beneath roses in the cutting garden.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (Rosa), Dianthus (Dianthus), Spirea (Spiraea); Cranesbill (Geranium)|
|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. Shear lightly after flowering. Needs cool weather to set flowers. Plant 10 inches apart for mass plantings or groundcover.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.