Lobularia maritima

Perfect low growing ground cover for cottage gardens, bare garden zones or even in hanging pots

Common Name:Alyssum
Latin Name:Lobularia maritima
Height:6" up to 2' spread
Sun Light:Full to partial sun
Average Germination:7-21 days
Zones:All, usually grown in summer
Bloom size: 1/8"
Colors:White, purple, blue and yellow
Bloom time: summer till frost
Soil: Medium fertility, loose well drained
Sow:No more than 1/8" deep as the seeds are very small. Keep soil moist and use a slug bait to prevent your seedlings from being eaten in one night
Fertilizer: Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer weekly at 1/2 strength or every two weeks as directed.
When to plant: After all chance of frost has passed
Propagation: Seed. Readily grows from seed
Description: One of the better known ground covers, excellent for uses in rock gardens rock walls, borders, walkways and hanging pots. Will fill in nicely between plants making a carpet of flowers

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