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Little Treasure Deep Rose Wall Cress flowers
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Plant Height: 4 inches
Flower Height: 6 inches
Spread: 12 inches
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Other Names: Rock Cress
A greatly textured low spreading plant that is covered with pretty flowers in shades of rose-purple in spring; perfect for wall and rock gardens; can shear after blooming for best appearance
Little Treasure Deep Rose Wall Cress is blanketed in stunning lightly-scented rose daisy flowers with purple overtones and lemon yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from mid to late spring. Its small narrow leaves remain green in colour throughout the year.
Little Treasure Deep Rose Wall Cress is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Little Treasure Deep Rose Wall Cress is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Rock/Alpine Gardens
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Little Treasure Deep Rose Wall Cress will grow to be only 4 inches tall at maturity extending to 6 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 8 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.
This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil, and will often die in standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. Consider covering it with a thick layer of mulch in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.