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Alyssum plants are a tender and delicate annual. They are small and easy to grow. Alyssum are usually used as a border plant and also look really good growing in the nooks and crannies of a rock garden. They are good candidates for container gardens, too.
Alyssum are small plants, growing just three to nine inches tall, depending upon variety. Alyssum have a profusion of flowers, with white being the most popular. Flower varieties also include: pink, violet, purple and lavender.
Seller Notes: Germination test date and results will be on packet.
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate
Most Popular Varieties: Carpet of Snow, Mountain Gold
Alyssum are grown from seed. Sow Alyssum seeds directly into your flower garden. You can also start seeds indoors for transplanting later. If planting outdoors, sow Alyssum seeds after the soil has begun to warm in the spring. Alyssum do not like frost, so if started indoors, transplant them outdoors after the last frost date.
Space plants eight to ten inches apart.
Sow seeds early in the season and cover lightly with soil. Water thoroughly once. Alyssum will begin to produce a continuous profusion of sweet smelling flowers by mid-summer.
Days to Germination: 5 -15
How to Grow Alyssum Flower Plants:
Growing Alyssum is easy.
Alyssum like full to partial sun. They will do well in average soils and tolerate dry soil conditions. Water them during dry periods, once or twice per week. Soil should drain well. Add a general purpose fertilizer once a month.
Once your Alyssum are established, they will grow well until the first frost. Alyssum are tender annuals and highly susceptible to frost.
Plant Height: 3" - 9"
Flowers Bloom: Spring to early summer
Terms and conditions, READ THIS PLEASE: Orders over $14 from this ad will be shipped with tracking, Otherwise: Seeds will be shipped economy/standard or first class 2-10 day shipping (NO TRACKING and no planting instructions to keep seed costs to the buyer low), in a ziplock baggie. Our goal is to save you money on quality seeds. We are responsible sellers, and we make sure our buyers are well taken care of. Shipped within 2 business days after payment. We are a seller that caters to experienced gardeners. (germination and plant care information is readily available online, but if you can’t find germinating and care instructions, please feel free to message us). Most of our listings include germination instructions, so we do not ship growing instructions. Multiple orders of a single item will be combined into 1 ziplock. We are not responsible for buyer germination success, seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate, and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, quantity is estimated. Liability of seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).
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