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Arabis

Rockcress
Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)
Ground covers, Perennials

Low-growing, spreading plants ideal for edgings, rock gardens, groundcovers, pattern plantings. All 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 groundcover and base planting for spring-flowering bulbs. Provide some shade in hot climates.

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