Alyssum Seeds (Alyssum maritima, montanum, saxatile) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Alyssum maritima 'Carpet of Snow'
(Sweet Alyssum)

2,000 seeds   $2.00                
Alyssum maritima 'Carpet of Snow' is a popular annual. The bushy plants trail along the ground, filling in the spaces between larger annuals and perennials. The flowers have a light, sweet fragrance.

Carpet of Snow alyssum is a good self-sower, and it makes a fine bulb cover. Also known as Lobularia maritima.

height 8"  width 15"


Alyssum 'Carpet of Snow'
Alyssum Seeds

Alyssum is a popular annual or perennial plant with masses of tiny flowers that attract beneficial insects. Easy to grow from seed.
           
Sowing Alyssum Seeds

Sow alyssum seeds outdoors in late spring. Or start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun.
Alyssum 'Royal Carpet'
Alyssum maritima 'Royal Carpet'
(Sweet Alyssum)

1,000 seeds   $2.00                
Alyssum maritima 'Royal Carpet' blooms throughout the summer with spreading mounds of rich purple flowers. It's perfect for containers and edging.

Royal Carpet alyssum has a light, sweet fragrance. The masses of small flowers attract butterflies and beneficial insects, making it a good companion plant in the vegetable garden. It's an All-America Selections winner.

height 5"  width 10"


Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold'
Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold'
(Creeping Basket of Gold)

150 seeds   $2.25                      
Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold' is a spring-blooming perennial with bright yellow flowers. The compact, spreading plants have silvery, evergreen foliage. It's a wonderful plant for the rock garden.

Alyssum 'Mountain Gold' tolerates drought and poor soil. Cut it back after blooming to keep the foliage attractive. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 5"  spacing 8"


Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of Gold'
Alyssum saxatile 'Basket of Gold'
(Gold Dust)

300 seeds   $2.25                    
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.

Try Basket of Gold with other spring bloomers like columbine, dragonhead, forget-me-not and lychnis. Also known as Aurinia saxatilis. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 10"  spacing 15"

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Alyssum maritima 'Dwarf Pink'
(Sweet Alyssum)

1,000 seeds   $2.00                
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Alyssum 'Dwarf Pink'
Alyssum maritima 'Dwarf Pink' is a very compact plant with masses of tiny pink flowers that have a light fragrance.

Dwarf Pink alyssum is good for creating a carpet of color at the edge of a path or between paving stones. It's also nice in the rock garden or as a companion plant in containers.

height 4"  width 6"