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Alpine Alyssum

Alyssum serpyllifolium

SKU
02143
Perfect for the rock or trough garden, this alpine gem has tiny silver blue leaves and heads of bright golden yellow flowers. Create a carpet of color in mass or combine with Phlox, Lithodora and other alpine perennials for a patchwork of colors. Herbaceous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciational-ISS-um ser-pil-ly-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturitySpreading mound 4 in. tall, 10 in wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide a loose, well-drained soil in full sun. Follow a regular watering schedule, but protect from excessive winter moisture. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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