- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 4 - 9
- Height: 4 inches
- Width: 24 inches
- Bloom Season: Mid spring to early summer
- Bloom Color: Red
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Temperature: 68F
- Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly
- Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.5 - 7.5
- Sowing Rate: Approximately 1000 Aubrieta seeds covers 20 square feet
- Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
- Note: For detailed directions for indoor and outdoor planting, please Click Here
Rock Cress Cascading (Aubrieta Hybrida Superbissima Cascade Red) - If you want a low growing plant to hang out of baskets, hang over a rock wall, or just add to your landscaping color, this Aubrieta cascading Rock Cress is a perfect choice. Rock cress looks beautiful cascading over rock walls and has dark red blooms in spring.
Sow Aubrieta ground cover seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last expected frost date. Use starter trays using a sterilized mix. Press the Rock Cress ground cover seeds into the soil and thinly cover. The Aubrieta seed needs light to germinate. Transplant into the garden 12 inches apart after frost danger has passed. After frost season has passed, Rock Cress ground cover seeds can be directly sown into a prepared seedbed outdoors.
Shaker Bottle With Seed Starting Matrix
Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.