Sweet Alyssum (Alyssum Saxatile) 80 seeds (#1101)
About the product
Popular perennial for dry walls, rock gardens and border edgings.
Alyssum is unbeatable and a must for every garden, this long-lived perennial flowers during early spring with thick clusters of pretty lemon ground covering sweetly scented flowers on attractive silver-grey foliage.
Very vigorous and combines well with other spring flowering perennials.
Succeeds in most soils. Prefers a sunny position and a well-drained soil.
Best when grown in a soil that is not too rich. Drought tolerant once established, plants can be grown on dry-stone walls and also old brick walls.
A very ornamental plant. A good bee and butterfly plant.
Approximately 80 seeds in 0.2g packet.
Genus - Alyssum
Species - Saxatile
Common name - Sweet Alyssum
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 10
Height - 0,20 - 0,40 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acid, neutral (pH 5.6 - 7.5)
Soil type - Not too rich garden soil
Water requirements - Drought tolerant, average
Landscape uses - Border, Ground cover, Massing, Rock garden, Specimen, dry stone brick walls. Fragrant
Bloom season - April - May
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Yellow
Sow seeds outside from April to June in boxes or trays with moist seed compost (or equivalent) and germinate at +16-+18C.
Germination should take 7-14 days.
When the seedlings are large enough to handle pot the seedlings singly into 75mm pots of potting compost.