ARABIS caucasica Compacta 'Schneehaube'

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ARABIS caucasica Compacta 'Schneehaube'

Rock Cress
[Snow Cap, Snow Peak]
Select Item No. AA808

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Brassicaceae
Origin: Cultivar. Species is native to the Caucasus.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: ARABIS caucasica 'Schneehaube' with large, pure white flowers and compact habit.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: March - April
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: oval, semievergreen, covered with thin hairs, sligtly lobed or coarsly toothed on the edges, grayish green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / compact / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.28571 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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