aubrietia


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aubrietia

(ɔːˈbriːʃə) ,

aubrieta

or

aubretia

n
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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QI HAVE aubrietia trailing down my wall but it goes woody.
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QSome of my Aubrietia plants have a hole in the middle.