- Basket of Gold thrives in heat, drought, poor soil, sand, and summer rock gardens.
56-63 days to plant maturity. Perennial flower. Open Pollinated. Basket of Gold Alyssum flower seeds promise some of the most tolerant and versatile perennial grows in any garden. Basket of Gold thrives in heat, drought, poor soil, sand, and summer rock gardens. Basket of Gold seeds grow 4-6" tall creeping Alyssum flowers that spread up to 18" wide covered in playful ½" golden yellow blooms ideal for accenting a flower bed or as a trailing plant for hanging baskets. Alyssum flowers are durable, easy to grow from seed, and low-maintenance, perfect for flowers kids and novice gardeners.