Alyssum Sweet Rosie O'Day Seeds

Alyssum Sweet Rosie O'Day Seeds

Lobularia maritima

Item #1185

Annual. A sweetly scented alyssum covered with tiny rose-pink flowers in mini-rosettes. Perfect for continuous color in rock gardens, rock walls, along a garden path, or spilling from your favorite containers. All-America Selections award winner, 1961. Deer resistant.




Annual

Sun to light shade

Blooms late spring to frost

4" tall
6" – 12" wide

Days to Emerge:
5 - 15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A pinch of seeds
every 6"

Thinning:
Not necessary


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. Fall planting for winter bloom recommended in mild/coastal climates.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate. Press lightly into soil surface and keep moist.

Artist: Bonnie Anthony



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