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Scientific name: Lobularia maritima       lo-bu-la-ri-a   mar-i-te-ma

Common name: Sweet Alyssum

Design Characteristics

Height  to 6"
Spread  12-14"
Form  mound
Texture  fine
Flower color  white
 pink
 purple
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  summer-fall

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun - part shade
Soil
requirement
 moist, well drained
Propagation
method
 seed
USDA Hardiness Zone   annual

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  edging/filler plant at front of border
 ground cover
 hanging baskets
Comments  self seeds readily
 can divide clumps in early summer