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Sweet Alyssum - 3227

Regular price $3.45
Lobularia maritima (Brassicaceae)
A hardy annual native to Southern Europe, but has naturalized throughout the United States. Dense clusters of tiny snow-­white flowers bloom continuously throughout the growing season if the spent blossoms are trimmed back. A compact, rapid growing variety which is drought tolerant and heat resistant. Thrives in full sun to partial shade, in almost any soil. Best sown in early spring, seedlings cannot withstand a heavy frost. A seemingly endless parade of blooms.

Suggested Use: Borders disturbed areas, rock gardens, hanging baskets, mixes.
Miscellaneous: In full bloom emits a sweet aroma. Requires very little attention.

Average Planting Success: 80%
Height: 8 - 12 inches
Germination: 15 - 20 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 55°F - ­75°F
Sowing Depth: Surface Sow
Blooming Period: Year around in frost-free climates
Average Seeds Per Pound: 1,270,00
Seeds/Pkt: 1,675 - covers 30 sq.ft.
1 oz Covers: 1,361 sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 2 lbs. per acre

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