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Aubrieta Seeds - Whitewell Gem Aubrieta Hybrida

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  • Popular perennial groundcover, also known as Rock Cress
  • Easy to grow and maintain with stunning purple flowers, that's great for rock gardens
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas

Product Description

Aubrieta Seeds - Whitewell Gem

Commonly known as Rock Cress, Aubrierta Whitewell Gem is a popular rock garden plant. Flowering for several months the various shades of purple blooms rest on a cushion of evergreen leaves.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Aubrieta Seeds - Whitewell Gem
    Botanical Name:Aubrieta Hybrida
    Life Cycle:Perennial
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring, Fall
    Plant Type:Dense Evergreen Rock Garden Plant, Flowering Ground Cover, Thick Mounding Habit
    Features:Open Pollinated, Ground Cover, Container Garden, Extended Bloom Time, Easy to Grow & Maintain
    Color:Purple
    Blooms:Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Height:4-6 inches
    Plant Spacing:6-8 inches
    Planting Depth:1/8 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:300 mg
    Seeds per Pound:1, 815, 000
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Whitewall Gem Aubrieta

    When to Plant Aubrieta Seeds

    Plant after the last frost of the season for outdoor planting, or start 6-8 weeks indoors before the final frost before transferring outdoors.

    Where to Plant Aubrieta Seeds

    Plant in well draining loamy or sandy soils exposed to full sun (6-8 hours of sun a day). Aubrieta do best in soil that is rich in lime, which makes the soil slightly less acidic. A pH range of 6.5 to 7.5 is optimal.

    How to Plant Aubrieta Seeds

    Till soil and clear any growth or debris. Sow seeds on the surface of the soil no deeper than 1/8th of an inch and lightly cover. Water lightly, keeping soil moist but not saturated. Subsequent plantings of Aubrieta can be taken from cuttings from an already established plant as well as seeds.

    How to Care for Aubrieta

    Aubrieta is very easy to care for. When Aubrieta begins to sprout, remove any weeds that persist, then thin out plants until they are about 10 inches apart. Cutting back the plants after the blooms have spent will prevent seeding, and keep the growth compact. Due to its nature of preferring sandier or rockier soils, Aubrieta is extremely drought tolerant and has no problem living on slopes.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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