GOLDEN ALYSSUM

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Alyssum saxatile

A popular garden plant that has been used ornamentally since the 16th Century. A hardy perennial with a compact habit, growing to 15 cm, covered in golden-yellow flowers. Attracts beneficial insect, especially bees. Also known as ‘madwort’, as it was once thought to cure madness! Native to Central and South-eastern Europe. Prefers full sun in well drained soils. Can be used in rock gardens. 50 seeds.

Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Fast germinating seeds
Germination Period (days)
14
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct to garden or into a pot to transplant once frosts have passed. Thinly cover seed, keep moist and warm (20˚C+).
Germinates in 1-3 weeks.
Height
0.15 m
Spacing/Spread
0.2 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Jan 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Feb 28th
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st