Aubrieta Red Carpet – Buy alpines online


Masses of wonderful red flowers in spring over large foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Aubrieta Red Carpet description

Very good red flowers that cover the whole plant in spring.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, a bank, cascading over a wall or by a patio, but what used to be an easy plant has now become a bit more difficult due to it’s leaf problems (see ‘Care and Maintenance’ below).

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Common name: Red Carpet False Rockcress.

Aubrieta Red Carpet
Aubrieta Red Carpet

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a gap in the border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky 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.
The foliage is bold and does benefit from a very hard trim in the summer.
Attractive to Cabbage White Butterfly caterpillars that damage a lot of leaves.
It can get Downy Mildew – if it gets a lot of yellow leaves then cut back.
Also can get White Blister – cut out infected stems.

Size of plant:

Height 20 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

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

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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