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Aubrieta ‘Gloria’
Rock Cress
Zone 4 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Carpet
Rock Cress is a popular spring-flowering rock garden perennial. It forms a low carpet of evergreen leaves, literally smothered by flowers for several weeks. This selection has flowers of deep red. Excellent in the rock garden, cascading over walls, for edging or in alpine containers. This is a vegetative clone, so plants must be increased by division, best done in early autumn. Plants should be trimmed lightly immediately after blooming, to encourage a thick mounding habit.

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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
  Mid Spring

Foliage Color
  Grey Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Between Flagstones
  Deer Resistant
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches

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