Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Lobularia Maritima Wild Flower Seed

Alyssum Seeds - Sweet

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Flower Specifications

Approximate seeds per pound: 1,270,000

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 7 - 9

Height: 8 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Spring and summer

Bloom Color: White

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 6.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

Temperature: 55 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 15 - 20 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover

Sowing Rate: 1 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 2 1/2 pounds per acre

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 6 inches

Care & Maintenance: Alyssum

Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia Maritima - Benthamii) - What wonderful, honey-scented lacy white flowers that bloom quickly from flower seeds sown outside in early spring. The dense clusters of tiny snow-white flowers bloom continuously throughout the growing season if the spent blossoms are trimmed back. A compact, rapid growing variety which is drought tolerant and heat resistant and is excellent in containers or along the front of the flower bed. Sweet Alyssum thrives in full sun to partial shade and in almost any soil. For the best performance, Alyssum seeds should be sown in early spring when temperatures are warming. Alyssum seedlings cannot withstand a heavy frost. In warmer climates, Sweet Alyssum flower seeds will self-sow year after year.

Alyssum care includes keeping the plants well watered throughout the summer and lightly trimming the Sweet Alyssum plant back after blooming to neaten the appearance and encourage another flush of flowers.

Seed Starting Matrix

Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.