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Directorio de Anuales

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Alyssum
Lobularia maritima


Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
3 - 6 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
White
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Hardiness
Hardy Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Popular annual for use as an edging plant where lots of flowers are needed. Good for growing between walkway stones and as a filler between taller plants.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade in well-drained soils. During the summer, cut back plants to keep it flowering. Leave plants in the garden over the winter. In spring, remove plants to expose lots of self-sown seedlings.

Cultivars

  • 'Princess' Series
  • 'Knight' Series
  • 'Clear Crystal' Series
  • 'Snow Crystals'
  • 'Easter Bonnet' Series
  • 'Giga White'
  • 'Wonderland' Series

Notes

Very good soil drainage is a must if alyssum is to perform well in the garden.