Alyssum 'Basket of Gold'
275 seeds $2.25
Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of Gold'
Alyssum saxatile is a spring-blooming perennial with gray-green leaves and bright yellow flowers. It's s an important plant for attracting butterflies and beneficial insects early in the season before most other flowers bloom.
Alyssum saxatile typically lives for several years before the plants get old and woody. It self sows, but not invasively. It's a good groundcover for a small area.
Also known as Gold Dust and Aurinia saxatilis. Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9.
Sowing Alyssum saxatile Seeds
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors in late spring. Barely cover with soil. Full sun. Spacing 15".
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