It is a low-growing, hardy perennial and usually grows in rocky landscapes. Aubrieta ‘Gloriosa’ has purple flowers and grows to about 10cm or 4in tall. The flowers appear in late spring and early summer. The leaves are green.
How to grow Aubrieta ‘Gloriosa’:
Grow Aubrieta ‘Gloriosa’ in the sun. Plant it in rich, fertile but well-drained soil. Once established, Aubretia is drought-tolerant, it is also deer resistant. It prefers soils rich in lime. Cut it back after flowers are done or end of autumn to encourage fuller growth. Propagate from seed, sow the seeds on top of the soil. It will flower more profusely in its second year.