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These yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies. This cluster of flowers takes up to 16 days to mature. The spreading habit of these plants with dense heads of golden-yellow flowers cover the ground in early spring. Alyssum is a very popular hardy ground cover. Also known as Cloth of Gold in some circles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Basket of Gold Alyssum Flower Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Aurinia saxatilis 'compacta' \u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Indoors: begin in containers 6-8 weeks before the last frost. However, they are best grown beginning outdoors when the weather is warm and frost has passed.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e The yellow flowers will begin blooming 7-21 days after sowing.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e Commonly grown in 3-7 but can grow in 8-10 but will be short-lived\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9 – 12\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mound\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Well drained, low fertility soil, chalk, loam, sand. A very thin layer of organic mulch or gravel can help with moisture. Only use fertilizer every other year or so.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full and\/or partial.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/pests\/possible problems:\u003c\/strong\u003e Too much water can cause root rot..\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Yellow flowers with a blue-gray leaf underneath.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003eN\/A\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlyssum adapts well to a variety of climates and soils, making it great for beginners. Basket of Gold blends well with any type of garden, including xeriscapes and rock gardens. Folks often use it to fill in gaps between rocks and plants. Foliage is a silvery evergreen color. This perennial is persistant being drought tolerant and deer resistant. Plant alongside Cress. Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlyssum flowers are best established directly outdoors, when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Scatter your Alyssum seeds to the surface of the soil, lightly covering the seed with 1\/16” of topsoil. The soil need not be rich because it grows best in, low fertility, well-drained soil, chalk, loam, or sand. However, the alyssum seeds can be started indoors, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Transplant when all danger of frost has passed, later in the season. Plant in sun and\/or part shade. Too much sun will lessen the blooms and keep the soil moist. When the flowers have faded, cut them back by 1\/3 of the plant’s size and this will promote more blooming.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Alyssum Seeds - Basket of Gold

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These beautiful flowers are drought-tolerant and deer and rabbit-resistant. These yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies. This cluster of flowers takes up to 16 days to mature. The spreading habit of these plants with dense heads of golden-yellow flowers cover the ground in early spring. Alyssum is a very popular hardy ground cover. Also known as Cloth of Gold in some circles.

Growing Basket of Gold Alyssum Flower Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Aurinia saxatilis 'compacta'
  • Other Names:
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Indoors: begin in containers 6-8 weeks before the last frost. However, they are best grown beginning outdoors when the weather is warm and frost has passed.
  • Days to Maturity: The yellow flowers will begin blooming 7-21 days after sowing.
  • Hardiness Zone: Commonly grown in 3-7 but can grow in 8-10 but will be short-lived
  • Planting Depth: 1/4"
  • Plant Spacing: 9 – 12"
  • Row Spacing: 12"
  • Growth Habit: Mound
  • Soil Preference: Well drained, low fertility soil, chalk, loam, sand. A very thin layer of organic mulch or gravel can help with moisture. Only use fertilizer every other year or so.
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full and/or partial.
  • Diseases/pests/possible problems: Too much water can cause root rot..
  • Color: Yellow flowers with a blue-gray leaf underneath.
  • Flavor:N/A

Alyssum adapts well to a variety of climates and soils, making it great for beginners. Basket of Gold blends well with any type of garden, including xeriscapes and rock gardens. Folks often use it to fill in gaps between rocks and plants. Foliage is a silvery evergreen color. This perennial is persistant being drought tolerant and deer resistant. Plant alongside Cress. Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies.

Alyssum flowers are best established directly outdoors, when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Scatter your Alyssum seeds to the surface of the soil, lightly covering the seed with 1/16” of topsoil. The soil need not be rich because it grows best in, low fertility, well-drained soil, chalk, loam, or sand. However, the alyssum seeds can be started indoors, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Transplant when all danger of frost has passed, later in the season. Plant in sun and/or part shade. Too much sun will lessen the blooms and keep the soil moist. When the flowers have faded, cut them back by 1/3 of the plant’s size and this will promote more blooming.

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