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Other names: Sweet alyssum
Characteristics: Groundcover 15 cm
Seeds per packet: 50
Dwarf carpet forming plant with masses of fragrant deep violet flowers. Easy to grow, great for borders and rock gardens.
Tropical: Autumn & Winter.
Temperate: All Seasons.
Cool climate: Spring, Summer & Autumn.
Sow: 1-2mm deep
Sow direct in the growing position for best results. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 8-10cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Flowering: 8 Weeks
Germinates faster when covered only very lightly. Keep moist during germination.
Adaptable to most soils and conditions but prefers an open sunny position. It is drought resistant but frost tender.