Alyssum Oriental Nights Lobularia Maritima is a wonderful annual ground cover. Also called Sweet Alison and Sweet Alyssum this fragrant garden favorite can be easily grown from Alyssum seeds, and the established plant features medium green foliage and produces clusters of deep-purple to violet blooms. Violet Alyssum is a low spreading, compact plant that is just 2-4 inches tall. Sweet Alison is densely covered with sweet, honey-like scented flowers that attract bees and butterflies.
Alyssum Oriental Nights is an early bloomer with a long bloom period that lasts from spring until first frost. In climate zones 9 and 10, Lobularia Maritima blooms all year, and this Alyssum plant is perfect for lining walkways, borders, edgings, rock gardens, planting between paving stones, containers, hanging baskets and window boxes.
Height: 2-4 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Moist well-drained, pH 6-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall (In mild climates)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 7-14 Days