Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of Gold' Seeds (Aurinia saxatilis)
Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of Gold'
(Gold Dust)

300 seeds   $3.00    

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.

Try Basket of Gold alyssum with other spring bloomers like aubrieta, columbine, dragonhead, forget-me-not and lychnis. It's nice for brightening up the area around shrubs.

Also known as Gold Dust and Aurinia saxatilis. Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9.

height 10"  spacing 15"

Sowing Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of 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.

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alyssum saxatile