An excellent strain almost smothered in flowers in rich purple shades. Excellent for a bold spring display. Suitable for rockeries, walls, borders, edging paths, planters, window boxes etc. Flowers early spring. Spread 30-38cm (12-15in).
A well planned perennial border is a magnificent sight in summer! Flowering year after year, getting bigger each season, hardy perennials represent superb value for money - even more so when you buy perennials from seed. To help you make the most of your borders, we have grouped together varieties by height to help you achieve a balanced display. Height: Up to 40cm (16"). Spread: Up to 60cm (24").
Aubrieta is an excellent evergreen ground cover plant, which can bridge the brief gap between spring bulbs fading and summer perennials coming into bloom. Plants are tight, mat-forming and will act as a natural weed suppressant in sunny borders, rockeries or on banks and awkward slopes.
The deep purple blooms of Aubrieta 'Axcent Deep Purple' are loved by bees and butterflies, and plants are incredibly versatile, enjoying any well-drained soil in a baking hot, sunny position. Height: 10cm (4").Spread: 60cm (24").
Price: £9.99 - £16.99
A very special selection of large-flowered Aubrieta with a rich colour range. They cascade and spread with vigorous determination. Suitable for rockeries, borders, edging paths, planters etc. Flowers early spring. Spread 18-24in.
Aubrieta is a useful ground cover, trailing plant, which flowers from late spring and into early summer. Plants are carpeting and can be used as a natural weed control in sunny borders, rockeries or on banks and awkward slopes.
Aubrieta 'Dr Mules Variegated' is a sought after variety with violet-blue flowers, set against evergreen cream-lined foliage, which gives all year round interest. Aubrieta is loved by bees and butterflies, and plants will grow in any well-drained soil and is especially useful for dry, sunny borders. Height: 10cm (4").Spread: 60cm (24").
Price: £9.99 - £16.99
These tough little plants will thrive in the poorest of soils, forming dense mats of evergreen foliage. Aubrieta 'Royal Mixed' produces masses of colourful flowers in spring that will brighten rockeries, spill from containers and creep through cracks in walls and paving. Height: 10cm (4"); spread 60cm (24").
Our ground cover collection of hardy herbaceous perennials brings so many benefits, which all lead to one thing: low maintenance gardening. We've selected some of our best low-growing perennials to offer a range of planting solutions. Use them as front of border plants in large sunny borders or set them in dappled shade as underplanting to trees and shrubs. You can even try them in pots and use your new perennial containers alongside seasonal pots. Every plant in the mix offers a controlled spreading habit, helping to quickly fill borders, cover soils and prevent weeds taking hold. And less weeding leads to more time spent enjoying your garden!
Price: £8.99 - £12.99
Despite it diminutive size, this mat forming perennial really packs a punch in spring. Deep purple flowers cover the semi-evergreen foliage in a prolific display. The nectar rich blooms are particularly popular with bees and other pollinating insects. As its name suggests, Aubrieta cultorum 'Cascade Purple' is perfect for spilling from crevices in walls and banks, or carpeting a sunny corner of the rockery. This hardy perennial is fuss free and easy to grow, even tolerating exposed, windy positions. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread 40cm (16").
Price: £9.99 - £14.99
Fill your beds and borders with this generous collection of herbaceous perennials. Perennial plants bloom year after year, and many can also be cut and brought into the house for beautiful flower arrangements.