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What to know about Alyssum Flowers –


  • About alyssum:

    cool-season annual flower that can be used as ground cover or as border accent to taller plants. Alyssum flowers are characteristically small and grouped in terminal clusters; they are often yellow or white colored but can be pink or purple:
    REFERENCE: wikipedia

  • Alyssum is cool-season annual – in hot climates, the plant may stop blooming – best to plant alyssum in partial shade in warmer climates. Alyssum can take a light freeze; however, a hard freeze will kill the plant:
    INFO: using alyssum in landscaping
  • Garden Planning:

    plant alyssum as ground cover or as a border bed plant with it low height growth. The also do well in containers as an accent to other plants:
    INFO:alyssum growing guide

  • Light:  part sun, sun    –    Height:  6-12 inches    –   Width:  up to 12 inches    –    Season:  spring, summer and fall blooms   –    Features:  low maintenance, fragrant, good for containers    –    Propagation:  seed, stem cuttings    –    Zones:  7-11: INFO: view growing zones
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