Alyssum, White

431 – Alyssum, White


Certified Biodynamic and Organic

Hardy Annual. Masses of tiny fragrant white flowers that bloom from late spring to late fall. Water sparingly, but pay extra care to hydrate plants during dry spells. A lovely, spreading, low-growing option for flower beds, rock gardens and edges of walk-ways.

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Product Description

Scientific Name: Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv. – sweet alyssum

Family: Mustard

Type: Hardy Annual

Native Range: Canada, Hawaii, and the Lower 48 States

Hardiness Zones: 3 to 14

Soil Requirements: loamy and sandy; pH near neutral [5.6 – 7.5];

Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade; appreciate shade during hottest parts of the day;

Water: Sparingly; in the case of dry spells;

Days until Germination: 7-14 days

Sowing: Start seeds indoors at 55°- 60° six to eight weeks before last frost, or direct seed in garden once the soil has started to heat up. Barely cover tiny seeds.

Plant Spacing: 6”- 8”

Plant Height: 4”- 6”

Harvest: Not ideal for cutting

Grows Well With:

Grows Poorly With:

Potential Problems: Aphids

Uses & Cooking Suggestions: Flower beds; rock gardens; edges of walkways; container plants;

Additional Information


S ~50 Seeds, LG ~300 Seeds


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