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Lobularia maritima

Sweet Alyssum
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Lobularia maritima
Principal Common Name
Common Name(s) Sweet alyssum
Synonym
Description Low growing annual which gets about 1 ft. tall and wide. It's easy to grow from seed and usually can bloom in 6 weeks. It has a sweet honey fragrance and is easy to grow in almost any soil. Great plant for many uses, edging, bulb cover, temporary filler in beds.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity
Height Range 4 - 12 IN
Spread Range 10 - 18 IN
Flower Showy
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27 : 28 : 29 : 30 : 31 : 32 : 33 : 34 : 35 : 36 : 37 : 38 : 39 : 40 : 41 : 42 : 43 : 44 : 45
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture
Form Groundcover
Flower Color Purple : Red : White
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Butterflies : Bedding : Flower : Fragrance

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