Rock Cress Seeds - Snow Peak

Rock Cress Seeds - Snow Peak

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $31.49 ($31.49/ounce)
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  • Lovely ground cover that spreads, and if allowed, cascades
  • Best planted in groups
  • Attracts pollinators with its sweet aroma
  • Silvery evergreen leaves
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Plant Height 6 to 8 inches
Bloom Season Spring

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Border, Container Garden, Erosion Control, Fragrant Garden, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Small Space

About Rock Cress Seeds - Snow Peak

Arabis alpina

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Blooming in early spring, Rock Cress Snow Peak offers a low-maintenance ground cover in snowy white. Pollinators will be attracted from all around to its sweet fragrance and mounding habit. Drought-tolerant and forgiving, Rock Cress Snow Peak is a great candidate for edging your paths or tucking into stone walls. Thriving in full sun, these dainty, pure white flowers bloom early in spring and are a dependable perennial creating a low carpet of evergreen foliage.

Planting Information

Planting Rock Cress Seeds - Snow Peak

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 8 inches
Plant Height 6 to 8 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
View our Rock Cress Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 1,145 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 108,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft