Alyssum, Dwarf White

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Product: Alyssum, Dwarf White
Retailer: Grow Organic

Alyssum – Carpet of Snow – Lobularia maritima

Annual Open Pollinated. Sweet scented white flowers bloom throughout the year and smell like warmed honey. The plants create a dense carpet of delicate white flowers, and will flower more profusely if dead-headed. This annual or tender perennial is low-growing and very easy to grow, and makes a great border plant, or interspersed in a vegetable garden. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 6″ apart.

  • Flowers: Fragrant. Blooms in spring to fall
  • Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
  • Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
  • Native: Southern Europe
  • USDA Zone: 3-9
  • Plant In: Spring
  • Planting Depth: 1/8″
  • Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate Water

Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Lobularia maritima Height: 3-4 Bloom Season: Spring to Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq.ft. (~5240 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: moderate water, sun or light shade, sweet honey fragrance, self-sows, great for borders or rock gardens.