Latin arena, meaning sand, referring to many of the species happily grow in sandy places, hence the common name of sandwort. Mainly spring and early summer flowering and are happiest in full sun with well- drained soil.
A.montana is from the central & southern Europe alps. It is a good garden worthy plant, ideal for crevices in walls or raised beds to cascade down similar to Iberis or Aubrieta. The plants are covered in small white flowers May -July.
A mound forming plant that will cascade planted on a wall. Small white flowers throughout summerCommon Name: mountain sandwort
Flowers: May July
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Use: Rock garden, trailing over walls, containers & front of border planting.