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Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Painted Carpet Mix

$2.95

Lobularia maritima

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.
SKU: 358-001-1-CCategories: Flower Seeds, Plants for Pollinators!

Planting Information

 

Approx. Seeds per Packet 
 
Average packet weight 
 
Seeds / gram 
 
Average seeds / oz
 
1,7000.5 gram
 
3,40095,200
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-80°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to Harvest 
 
Direct Seed1/8"3"50-60
 
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
4-8"10-21Annual2-3 years

 

Growing Information

Site Selection

Alyssum is an annual that prefers full sun to partial shade and rich, well-drained soil with moderate moisture.

Cultivation

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.