Arabis pulchra var. gracilis, or Beautiful Rockcress, is a three foot tall perennial with purple flowers. This colorful perennial is a member of the mustard family. It is very much like wallflower but with purple flowers. Beautiful Rockcress likes full sun and would fit well in a rock garden with Penstemons, wallflowers, monkeyflowers and Dudleyas.
Arabis pulchra var. gracilis is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Arabis pulchra var. gracilis is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Arabis pulchra var. gracilis has color violet.
Communities for Arabis pulchra var. gracilis:Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland and Pinyon-Juniper Woodland.