Alyssum 'Carpet of Snow'
2,000 seeds $2.00
Carpet of Snow alyssum is a popular annual. The bushy plants trail along the ground, filling in spaces between larger annuals and perennials. It's great in containers and hanging baskets. The flowers have a light, sweet fragrance. Alyssum 'Carpet of Snow' is a good self sower, and it makes a fine bulb cover. The masses of tiny, pure white flowers attract butterflies and beneficial insects.
Also known as Lobularia maritima and Sweet Alyssum. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.
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
Start alyssum seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors in late spring. Barely cover with soil. Full sun.
Alyssum 'Royal Carpet'
1,000 seeds $2.00
Royal Carpet alyssum blooms throughout the summer with spreading mounds of rich purple flowers. It's perfect for containers, edging, and filling in the gaps between other flowers in the garden. Alyssum 'Royal Carpet' 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.
Alyssum maritima 'Royal Carpet' is an All-America Selections winner. Also known as Lobularia maritima or Sweet Alyssum. Drought tolerant and deer resistant.
Alyssum 'Mountain Gold'
150 seeds $2.25
Mountain Gold alyssum is a perennial that blooms in late spring with bright yellow flowers on compact, spreading plants with silvery, evergreen foliage. Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold' tolerates drought and poor soil, which makes it perfect for the rock garden. Cut it back after blooming to keep the foliage attractive.
Alyssum 'Mountain Gold' 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.
width 10" (spacing 8")
Alyssum 'Basket of Gold'
275 seeds $2.25
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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.
width 15" (spacing 15")