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Alyssum, Arabis (Rockcress) & Draba (Whitlow Grasses)

Rockcresses and Withlow Grasses are very diverse genera within the mustard family (Brassicaceae) and include many horticulturally interesting dwarf perennials which are ideally suited for the rock garden where they will make dense, floriferous cushions or carpets with time. Some species have fragrant flowers. All grow well in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot.
Sow flat from autumn to early summer in any well drained, rather rocky soil in full sun. Do not cover seeds with soil. Sowings require a prolonged cooling period before they will germinate in mid spring. Carefully transplant seedlings as soon as they are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package (Alyssum spp.), respectively 40 seeds per package (Arabis and Draba spp.).
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Alyssum troodi (Troodos Alyssum)

Alyssum troodi (Troodos Alyssum)

10 (15)cm, Troodos Alyssum is a beautiful evergreen perennial species with woody stems, silvery-white leaves and numerous racemes with bright yellow flowers in spring. It is native of rocky soils in the upper elevations of the Troods mountain range on Cyprus. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9189 € 7,99
Arabis purpurea (Cyprus Rose-flowered Rockcress)

Arabis purpurea (Cyprus Rose-flowered Rockcress)

10 (15)cm, Cyprus Rose-flowered Rockcress is an utmost beautiful species with quite large pale rose flowers above silvery-green leaves. Native of partially shaded south facing rock crevices in higher elevations in the Troodos mountain range on the island of Cyprus. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6336 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Arabis soyeri (White Rockcress)

Arabis soyeri (White Rockcress)

20 cm, White Rockcress is a white flowering species from the Pyrenees to rteh Alps and extending eastwards western Carpathian Mountains. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent in the rock garden. III-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package0553 € 1,99
Draba athoa

Draba athoa


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5484 € 4,99
Draba cusickii

Draba cusickii


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5489 € 3,99
Draba cuspidata

Draba cuspidata


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5490 € 3,99
Draba dedeana

Draba dedeana


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5491 € 3,99
Draba glabella

Draba glabella


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5492 € 3,99
Draba glacialis

Draba glacialis


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5493 € 3,99
Draba korabensis

Draba korabensis


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5495 € 3,99
Draba lemmonii

Draba lemmonii


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5497 € 3,99
Draba nivalis

Draba nivalis


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5499 € 3,99
Draba oblongata

Draba oblongata


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5504 € 3,99
Draba oligosperma

Draba oligosperma


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5505 € 3,99
Draba paysonii

Draba paysonii


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5507 € 3,99
Draba polytricha

Draba polytricha


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5509 € 3,99
Draba rigida

Draba rigida


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5511 € 3,99
Draba rigida var. bryoides

Draba rigida var. bryoides


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5512 € 3,99
Draba rigida var. imbricata

Draba rigida var. imbricata


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5513 € 3,99
Draba rosularis

Draba rosularis


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5514 € 3,99
Draba sakuraii

Draba sakuraii


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5515 € 3,99
Draba sauteri

Draba sauteri


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5516 € 3,99
Draba sphaeroides

Draba sphaeroides


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5518 € 3,99
Draba streptocarpa

Draba streptocarpa


40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package5519 € 3,99