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aubrietia

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any trailing purple-flowered plant of the genus Aubrieta, native to European mountains but widely planted in rock gardens: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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She added that gardeners could help by growing birdsfoot trefoil, honesty, aubretia, primroses and wallflowers in spring, and hemp agrimonies, cornflowers, Michaelmas daisies and Ice plants later in the year.
Take cuttings of rock plants such as aubretia, thyme, phlox and dianthus.
After flowering, trip alpines such as mossy saxifrages and aubretia to encourage fresh growth.
To keep basket-of-gold, candytuft, common aubretia, moss pink, rockcress, and other low-growing, spring-blooming perennials full and compact, remove spent blooms and an inch or two of growth.
I also spied wonderful aubretia (perfect for crawling through dry stone walls or rockeries), primula and Erysimum (wallflowers) all in purple and yellow which make cheerful displays.
Plantings originate from around the world and include an arboretum, herb garden, woodland and herbaceous borders, rock gardens, a water garden, Skimmia, Aubretia and hardy fuchsia, and a series of glasshouses displaying temperate, tropical plants, alpines and succulents.
Take cuttings of aubretia, hydrangea, hardy shrubs and pinks, root them in a cold frame with a tight-fitting lid and provide ventilation when the cuttings start showing signs of growth.
My own bees are looking good thankfully and it's great watching them feed on the early dandelions, heather and aubretia in the garden.
Whilst marginal plants such as Zantedeschia and ligularia need a soil that is constantly moist, Mediterranean plants such as lavender, or alpines such as aubretia will simply rot if sat in water.
So, if you have Alyssums, Iberis, Heuchera, hardy Geraniums or Aubretia that have not had a good trim yet, now is a really good time to cut them back to remove old flowering stems and some of the older foliage - they will respond within a week or two.