Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi 'Variegata'
Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi 'Variegata' is a low growing matt forming perennial with variegated white and green waxy leaves, also known as 'Alpine Wall Cress'. Flowers are insignificant, small and white, it is the foloage that is the attraction of this plant.
This is a reasonably drought tolerant plant, excellent as a ground cover and does well in the rock garden.
With its glossy foliage and tidy habit this is an excellent choice for smaller gardens, it has a tidy habit and grows well in containers where it can be left to flow over the edges. ALso suited to grow en mass as an edging plant along a pathway.
VarietiesA number of varieties are worth considering some of the more popular varieties include :
- Arabis caucasica or 'Wall Rock Cress'
- Arabis alpina or ' Alpine rock-cress'
- Arabis blepharophylla or 'rose rock cress'