Arabis x suendermannii

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Arabis x suendermannii

Brassicaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: cruciform
Fruit: silique

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: cushion- or mound-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Violanae
Ordo:
Capparales

Arabis x suendermannii is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Arabis x suendermannii is a species in the genus Arabis which contains approximately 124 to 330 species and belongs to the family of the Brassicaceae (Mustard Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a pulvinate (cushion-formig) habit and reach heights of 5 to 10 centimetres.

Leaves

Arabis x suendermannii is evergreen. The leaves are simple. They are lanceolate. The leaves are around 5 centimetres large.

Flowers and Fruits

Arabis x suendermannii produces racemes of white cruciform flowers from April to May.

The perennials produce siliques.

Root System

Distribution

Arabis x suendermannii is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

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 6,5 and 7,5. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • rockeries

Uses

Arabis x suendermannii is considered a collector's perennial. The recommended planting distance is 20 to 25 centimetres, the perennials are best planted in groups of 10 to 15. Suited for rockeries, as well as suited as groundcover, container plant and as bee pasture.

Maintenance and Propagation

The plants need little to no maintenance if grown under suitable conditions.

  • Remove runners if no spreading is desired.
  • Remove flower heads after flowering.


Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große 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.

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