Arabis Old Gold – Alpine plants for sale


In the autumn and winter this little stunner really comes into its own with its bright gold and green variegated leaves.

An easy plant for inexperienced gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi Old Gold description

Stunning variegated gold and green leaves that look really special through the autumn and winter.

The tall white flowers in early spring are not fantastic, but they do add to its interest.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, along a path, hanging over a wall, in containers or by a patio and it is very dependable.

We have plenty more alpine plants for sale that are easy like this one.

Common name: Old Gold Alpine Wall Cress.

Arabis Old Gold in early February
Arabis Old Gold in early February

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, good for a gap at the front of a flower bed.

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flower stems.

Size of plant:

Height 20 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Alpine and rockery plants for your container, raised bed, rockery, patio’s and borders.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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