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PlantFiles: Aubretia
Aubrieta 'Cascade Red'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aubrieta (aw-bree-EH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cascade Red
Additional cultivar information: (aka Red Cascade)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Oberon46 On Jul 7, 2010, Oberon46 from (Mary) Anchorage, AK (Zone 4b) wrote:

Very vibrant color, more deep rose than pink. Spreads in a nice way and stays in bloom for several weeks. Does very well in our Alaska weather in Anchorage, down to -20 at times, though more a -10 on average.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska
Littleton, Colorado
Ludington, Michigan
Portland, Oregon
Crossville, Tennessee



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