wall cress


Definition of wall cress

  1. :  any of several low-growing or mat-forming cresses that are often cultivated in rock gardens or allowed to spread over walls: such as a :  a rock cress of the genus Arabis b :  mouse-ear cress c :  aubrieta 2

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