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Arabis – Snow Cap – Rockcress – Arabis alpina

Garden Height
8 - 10
Spacing
6 - 6
Spread
6 - 10
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Resists: Deer

Native to North America

Maintenance Notes

Trimming plants back after they are finished blooming will promote branching, denser plants, and a tidier appearance.

Uses Notes

This perennial will beautify your garden year after year

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Cut Flower, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

None needed but B-9 at 2500 ppm can be used if necessary.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and proper water management are important.