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Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi ‘Variegata’
Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi ‘Variegata’
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Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi ‘Variegata’

Alpine Wall Cress

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.065.350

A variegated selection, quite different in appearance from the more familiar, mounding types of Wall Cress. This forms a very low carpet of rounded, waxy-looking green and white streaked leaves. A choice groundcover for a small area, also excellent for edging and in the rock garden. Great between flagstones. Small white flowers in spring are a bonus, although not particularly showy. Drought tolerant, once established. Also excellent in alpine troughs or mixed containers. Plants are easily divided in early fall. Evergreen.

Further details for
Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi ‘Variegata’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.