Aubretia - Aubrieta deltoidea

    Description

    Low-growing, mat-forming plant producing masses of purple flowers.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Walls and waste places.

    When to see it

    Flowers in late spring and early summer.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    Quite widespread in Britain, particularly in the north and west.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or rarely recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map