Alyssum Carpet of Snow – Item #4


One of the most popular and easy-to-grow border annuals. Fragrant white blossoms appear only six weeks after sowing. A good choice for low-growing borders, between patio stones, and in hanging baskets.

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Additional information

Weight .4 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

Plant outdoors in early spring in a location with full sun to part shade and average, well-drained soil. Or start indoors three to four weeks early for transplants. Keep soil evenly moist while plants are young. In mild climates, sow in fall for winter bloom.

Cut plant back by one half when initial blossoms fade to encourage another set of flowers.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima

Height: 4″ (10cm)

Bloom Period: spring

Type: annual