Alyssum plants are a tender and delicate annual. They are small and easy to grow. Alyssum are usually used as a border plant and also look really good growing in the nooks and crannies of a rock garden. Alyssum are small plants, growing six to nine inches tall. They have a profusion of flowers, with white being the most popular. They also are available in pink, violet, purple and lavender. Alyssum like full to partial sun. They will do well in average soils and tolerate dry soil conditions. Water them during dry periods, once or twice per week. Soil should drain well. Add a general purpose fertilizer once a month.
- Common Name: Sweet Alyssum
- Bloom: Late Spring | Early Summer | Summer | Late Summer | Early Fall | Fall | Late Fall
- Growth: Under 6 Inches
- Exposure: Full Sun | Partial Sun | Partial Shade
- Water: Average