Arabis procurrens Waldst. & Kit.
Arabis procurrens is a perennial.
Arabis procurrens was described by Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein and PÃ¡l Kitaibel. The name is considered as validly published.
The perennials have a pulvinate (cushion-formig) habit and reach heights of 10 to 20 centimetres.
Arabis procurrens is evergreen. The leaves are simple and dark-green. They are lanceolate.
Flowers and Fruits
Arabis procurrens produces racemes of white cruciform flowers from April to May.
The perennials produce siliques.
Arabis procurrens is native to to the mountain regions of Romania and the Balkan Peninsula.
The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy, gritty-sandy or gritty-loamy soil with a pH between 8 and 10. They tolerate temperatures down to -29Â°C (USDA zone 5).
Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber
- woodland borders (soil usually rich in humus)
Arabis procurrens is considered a very valuable wild perennial. The ornamental value lies especially in the ornamental leaves. The recommended planting distance is 20 centimetres, the perennials are best planted in groups of 10 to 15. Suited for rockeries and for rooftop gardens, as well as suited as cemetery plant, groundcover, container plant and as bee pasture.
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
- Walter Erhardt, Erich GÃ¶tz, Nils BÃ¶deker, Siegmund Seybold: Der groÃe Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
- Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.