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Aubrieta hybrida Axcent™ Violet with Eye
Rock Cress
Zone 4 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Carpet

(='Audelvioe') 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 single flowers of deep lavender-purple with a tiny yellow eye. Excellent in the rock garden, cascading over walls, for edging or in alpine containers. Plants should be trimmed lightly immediately after blooming, to encourage a thick mounding habit. The Axcent™ series was introduced by international breeder Syngenta Horticultural. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

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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
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches

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