The arabis is easily propagated by slips or rootlets, which should be taken after flowering.
A double daffodil looks horribly out of place, while the double white rock cress (arabis albida) will pass.
Where the soil became more loamy, arabis petra again came in.
There are many kinds of arabis, widely distributed, with small, white or purplish flowers.
The caterpillar feeds on Sisymbrium, arabis, Cardamine, and other cruciferous plants.
It was tolerated rather than cultivated, as was its companion, the arabis or Rock Cress—both crowding, monopolizing creatures.
arabis alpina ; Aubrietia purpurea ; Alyssum saxatile : all three very easy to grow, and very common.
In northern Indiana he found this butterfly abundant in April at the time of the blossoming of arabis lyrata.
The flowers of arabis have white petals with the centre yellowish green, as is also the calyx.
An interesting rock-cress is found in the arabis Depauperata, which here shows the results of its fierce struggles for existence.