Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold' (Creeping Basket of Gold)
150 seeds $2.25
Alyssum 'Mountain Gold' blooms in late spring with bright yellow flowers on compact, spreading plants with silvery, evergreen foliage.
Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold' is one of the earliest-blooming perennials. It tolerates drought and poor soil, which makes it perfect for the rock garden. Cut back after blooming to keep the foliage attractive. Alyssum montanum attracts beneficial insects early in the season. Also known as Creeping Basket of Gold and Lobularia montanum. It needs well-drained soil. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.
height 5" spacing 8"
Sowing Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold' Seeds
Start alyssum seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors in late spring. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.