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aubrietia

(ɔːˈbriːʃə) ,

aubrieta

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aubretia

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1. (Plants) any trailing purple-flowered plant of the genus Aubrieta, native to European mountains but widely planted in rock gardens: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. (Botany) any trailing purple-flowered plant of the genus Aubrieta, native to European mountains but widely planted in rock gardens: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
[C19: from New Latin, named after Claude Aubriet, 18th-century French painter of flowers and animals]
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Don't forget rock plants such as armeria maritima, aubrieta, dianthus alpinus, phlox subulata, stachys, osteospermum jucundum, erigeron karvinskianus, and iris pumila.
Ann Willis, from Guisborough sent in this picture of purple aubrieta
I visit the prison on a grim, rainy day and once through the strict security gates and imposing fencing topped with barbed wire, I come across beds of primroses, aubrieta and lilac, ornamental grasses, alliums and Japanese maples.
AUBRIETA A FAMILIAR sight around the country, this merry little plant will colonise the tiniest crack in a wall or pavement.
AUBRIETA A FA F MILIAR sight around the country, this merry little plant will colonise the tiniest crack in a wall or pavement.
THERE are few plants as generous of flower as aubrieta, pictured, a stalwart of the rockery, its flowers cascading over stones and walls casting a sea of blue and purple hues from April and through May.
Aubrieta is a great low-growing cascading plant suitable for ground cover in the border, rockeries or cascading from walls.
You can cut them from the main plant when they have rooted well Continue cutting back rock plants such as alyssum, aubrieta and helianthemum immediately after flowering, before they have had time to set seed During dry weather raise the cutting blades on your lawnmower and mow without using the grass box so that the clippings help retain moisture Thin established seedlings of herbs such as chervil and dill to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart, according to the eventual spread of the plants.
In Albania this association was recognized in Maja e Jezerces and Buni Jezerces at elevations ranging between 1800 and 2500 m, in a vegetational context dominated by the Crepidetalia dinaricae communities which are very rich in Circumboreal (Dryas octopetala, Draba aspera), Amphi-adriatic (Edraianthus graminifolius, Saxifraga marginata, Carex kitaibeliana, Artemisia eriantha, Trifolium noricum) and Balkan endemics (Valeriana bertiscea, Draba kummerlei, Arabis scopoliana, Saxifraga prenja, Danthoniastrum alpinum, Aubrieta croatica).
Cut back aubrieta and alyssum in the rock garden immediately after flowering ?
I saw full-flowering Aubrieta over dry-stone rocks cascade And complement the riotous red glory of a Peony marinade With Anenome blue, Clematis white and a Red Hot Poker on fire, Cooled by the yellow malice of the ice plant Sedum minor Combined with ephemeral Hibiscus and aged Convolvulus tricolor And delicate balls of Fuchsia bells aflame against the south-facing Wall of illusion, radiant in substance and sparkling in metaphor.