100+ Alyssum Mix Flower Seeds- Sweet Lobularia Maritima Strain- Beautiful Mix-B163
100+ Alyssum Mix Flower Seeds- Sweet Lobularia Maritima Strain- Beautiful Mix-B163

100+ Alyssum Mix Flower Seeds- Sweet Lobularia Maritima Strain- Beautiful Mix-B163

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100+ Pieces of Alyssum Mix Flower Seeds- Sweet Lobularia Maritima Mix Strain-B163


Alyssum is a low growing annual that is known for its carpet of sweet smelling white, violet or purple colored flowers. It grows and flowers best during the coolest parts of the summer in New England, but in northern and coastal areas can be in flower all summer long. The narrow hairy leaves are inconspicuous when alyssum is in full flower. Bees, butterflies and other insects love alyssum making it a good plant in a pollinator garden. In my garden it will self-sow readily and become a permanent fixture each year.

Sweet Alyssum is very easy to grow, from plant or seed. It is a cool season flower that can be set out in early spring. In frost-free climates, Sweet Alyssum can also be grown throughout the fall and winter. Most varieties will fade in the heat but bloom again in the fall. Where, When and How to Plant Alyssum Grow alyssum in well-drained, humusy soil that holds moisture well in the summer. Hot, dry spells cause alyssum to stop flowering and potentially dieback. Alyssum needs at least 4 to 6 hours of direct sun to flower well.

Grow alyssum planted directly in the garden from seed, started as seedlings indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last frost date, or purchased as a transplant from the local garden center. Alyssum started directly in the garden from seed will bloom later than those started or purchased as transplants. Sow seeds or plant transplants in spring after all danger of frost has passed. Simply sprinkle seeds in the soil bed and lightly press them into the soil. Keep the soil evenly moist and they will germinate within one week. Grow alyssum tightly together in groups spaced only 6 inches apart to create a quicker flowering carpet effect.

Season: Annual

Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9

Height: 4 - 5 inches

Bloom Season: Late spring to mid summer

Bloom Color: Mix

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 6.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Temperature: 65 - 70F (18-21 C)

Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Cover seed lightly with peat moss after sowing

Sowing Rate: Approximately 1000 seeds covers 20 square feet

Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet

Plant Spacing: 6 inches Insect and Disease Alyssum are somewhat resistant to insects and disease. If insect or disease problems occur, treat early with organic or chemical insect repellents and fungicide.