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Arabis purpurea

SKU: arpur-E/6/23
An early pink purple flowered species from the Troodos mountains.
Family: Brassicaceae
Flower Colour: Purple
Flowering Season: Spring
Origin: Europe
Preferred Conditions: Most soils
Preferred Aspect: Full sun or part shade
Pot Size: 9 cm square
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
Price: £3.50
Arabis purpurea
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Apparently collected originally by seed from the Troodos mountains of Cyprus but completely hardy here. Starting as a fresh green rosette of leaves which turn purplish with the cold of winter. In spring the flowers borne in masses are a pale pink purple in colour, often as early as the Snowdrops!