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Alyssum 'Benthamii' Seeds

This heirloom produces graceful waves of honey-scented lacy white blooms.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

This heirloom produces graceful waves of honey-scented lacy white blooms. The dense clusters of tiny flowers bloom continuously throughout the growing season if the spent blossoms are trimmed back. Perfect for borders, in rock gardens and containers. It makes a great temporary groundcover and is an excellent addition to a butterfly or seaside garden.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lobularia maritima
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height Under 6 in. (15 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Fall/Early Winter, Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Flowers are fragrant, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods By simple layering, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50