Oriental Nights Sweet Alyssum Seeds

5 out of 5 stars
(2 reviews)
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Nothing adds more delight to summer days than the gentle fragrance of sweet alyssum. A wonderful annual ground cover, alyssum blooms all growing season, withstands drought and heat, and is an ideal rock garden plant. Alyssum graces containers and planters by hanging over their edges, and to top it off, it is very easy to grow! Edible flowers have a mild, grassy/mustardy flavor; the clusters make a charming garnish to salads and desserts.
$1.99 250 mg

Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5 and warmer; often grown as an annual as it gets leggy in its second year.

Plant Dimensions: 2"–4" tall, 6"–12" wide

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 60°–85°F. Mild Climates: Fall sowing for winter bloom is recommended.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 5–15 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A pinch of 20–30 seeds every 6"

Thinning: Not required

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Oriental Nights Sweet Alyssum Seeds Reviews

2 reviews

I Love these Seeds

5 out of 5 stars Apr 7, 2020
I planted this variety last year and was very happy with them. They were easy to grow, covered the border of my garden well and lasted into the Fall. This variety is dwarf, which in my opinion, look neater and less leggy than the taller types. Best of all, the Oriental Nights flowers have a lovely scent and magnificent range of purple hues! I will keep planting them year after year!
Kathleen from MD

Beautiful shades of purple flowers

5 out of 5 stars Jun 27, 2021
I'm in zone 6a. I started these in trays and transplanted them out after the danger of frost. the germination rate of these are slightly worse then the white variety. It also spreads slower. But it surely grows it in to a mound of purple flowers if you give it time. Recommend it!
Qian from MI

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