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Alyssum

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Attracts and supports beneficial insects.

Sweet Alyssum is fast and low growing, trouble free, and low cost, making it a popular choice for use as beneficial insect habitat in vegetable and fruit production. Because of its very manageable plant habit, sweet alyssum is a good choice for beneficial planting in greenhouses and containers, in addition to outdoor production. Sprawling plants with dense clusters of small flowers. Commonly known as sweet alyssum, but also known simply as alyssum. Tender perennial in Zones 9-11.
• Attracts and provides a food source for beneficial insects such as lacewings, parasitic wasps, syrphid flies, and tachinid flies.

Avg. 71,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Easy to grow plants covered in stunning spring flowers.

Dense clusters of tiny, intense yellow flowers in early spring on vigorous, spreading plants with gray-green leaves. Stunning at the edge of beds or borders or let them cascade over rocks or walls. Easy to grow. Winter hardy to zone 3. 1,000 seeds.

Alyssum (Lobularia Maritima Tiny Tim) - This dwarf Alyssum is a prolific bloomer with delicate white flowers that can bloom all summer long. Alyssum Tiny Tim only grows to slightly over 3 inches in height, and its flower seeds can be planted right in-between pavers. With its lovely honey fragrance, this delicate, re-seeding annual is an excellent choice for borders and containers too.

If you want a beautiful, white, low-growing ground cover which can be planted from seed, then look no further then these Alyssum flower seeds. Soil should be well-drained, as soggy soil is a sure way to rot the roots. Alyssum plants can be rejuvenated by cutting them back, and within 4 weeks, the plants should be bushy and blooming again.

Flower Specifications

  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 7 - 9
  • Height: 8 - 12 inches
  • Bloom Season: Spring and summer
  • Bloom Color: white
  • Environment: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 6.5
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Temperature: 55 - 75F
  • Average Germ Time: 15 - 20 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Do not cover
  • Sowing Rate: 1 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 2 1/2 pounds per acre
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 6 inches

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