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Aubrieta cultorum 'Blue Cascade'

Aubrieta cultorum 'Blue Cascade' (Blue Cascade Aubrieta)

is a fully hardy perennial evergreen plant with blue flowers in mid Spring and late Spring. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are cruciform shaped.
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It looks best in Spring.

Soil

Aubrieta cultorum 'Blue Cascade' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6.5 (slightly acidic ranges from 6.1 to 6.5) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.

Growth

This is a plant has a mat forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.2m / 5.9in and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.. The vegetative spread rate is moderate.

Leaves

It has green leaves.

Uses

Attracting bees, bank and slope, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, garden edging, gravel, ground cover and rock garden.

-28°C / -18.4F 6.5 to 8 4-5 years 0.2m / 5.9in 0.5m / 1.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Aubrieta
Specific epithet ? cultorum
Cultivar ?Blue Cascade
Common names
Blue Cascade Aubrieta (Ireland)
IPNI details on Aubrieta cultorum 'Blue Cascade'
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  • When watering, always water the base of the plant. If you water the leaves most of it will just evaporate. Also, just water once a week so that the ground is soaked. This helps roots grow down into the ground, otherwise you will end up with shallow roots.
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