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Arabis

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)
Ground covers, Perennials

Low-growing, spreading plants for edgings, rock gardens, ground covers, pattern plantings. All kinds have attractive year round foliage and clusters of small white, pink, or rose purple flowers in spring. Give good drainage.

Arabis caucasica
Arabis caucasica

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Arabis caucasica

Native from the Mediterranean to Iran. Dependable old favorite. Forms mat of leaves to 6 in. high, 1 1/2 ft. wide. White flowers almost cover plant during bloom season. There are also pink and variegated forms. Excellent ground cover and base planting for spring-flowering bulbs. Provide some shade in hot climates.

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