This charming mix of tiny, fairy-like flowers is a pretty mix of white, pink, and purple. Growing to be 2-8” tall, this smaller beauty can be planted in the foreground of your garden to frame your borders, and also makes a lovely addition to container plantings. A great pollinator plant, and deer resistant. Full sun to part shade. Annual.
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Alyssum is an annual that prefers full sun to partial shade and rich, well-drained soil with moderate moisture.
Direct seed outdoors in early spring. You can start them 4-6 weeks early inside for planting out after last frost. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 65-80˚F. Sow 1/8" deep and 2-4" apart. Seeds will sprout in 10-21 days. Thin so mature plants are 4-8" apart.