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Scientific name: Aubrieta deltoidea    a-bree-sha del-toid-e-a

Common name: Purple Rockcress

Design Characteristics

Height  6-8"
Spread  2'
Form  spreading clump
Texture  fine-medium
Flower color  pink violet blue
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  April-June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun-partial shade
Soil
requirement
 sandy
 well drained
Propagation
method
 seed
 cuttings of new growth
 division
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   can survive in little to no soil,  (rock crevices)
Uses  rock gardens
 cascading over walls
Comments  after blooming, cut plant back to encourage new growth
 thrives in Pacific Northwest, New England, Rocky Mountain states