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I have about 30 Aubrieta to plant and wondered if they do well anywhere in the garden. I wanted to put some around a small tree I have - is that good? Also what about their use in tubs and baskets? Any advice would be welcome.

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They like a sunny position, so you could only put them under a deciduous tree, and even then, they won't appreciate the shade when the leaves grow.

They look best cascading over a wall or raised bed, or in mounds along the front of a border or path. If your containers are permanently planted, not with annuals, I should think they'd do all right in them, too. Not baskets, though.

You need to clip them over once they've flowered to keep them from going 'leggy'.

12 May, 2010


That is great advice - many thanks

13 May, 2010

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