Alyssum Basket of Gold Compacta Seeds

Alyssum Basket of Gold Compacta Seeds

Aurinia saxatilis

Item #1077

Perennial. This special dwarf variety, Basket of Gold is tight, compact, and very attractive. Combine with red tulips, blue phlox, and candytuft for a wonderful early spring color display. Will wash away your winter blues quickly! Excellent in rock gardens, the foreground of borders, and as a ground cover. Looks incredible cascading down walls. Deer resistant.




Perennial

Sun to light shade

Blooms early spring

Spreads 12"
6" tall

Days to Emerge:
5-15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4
seeds every 6"

Thinning:
When ½"-1" tall,
thin to 1
every 6"


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and/or late summer/early fall for next spring’s bloom.

When to start inside: 8 to 12 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Prefers cool germination temperatures (50 - 70°F). Requires light to germinate.

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