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Sweet Alyssum
Lobularia maritima


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About Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
Height: Up to 1 ft.
Flower Color: Pure White or blushed with pink/purple
Plant Type: Perennial in warm areas. Grown as annual in colder regions.
Flower Type: Clustered flowerheads of tiny flowers
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Sweet Alyssum's native range?
  Indigenous To: Southern Europe
Where Sweet Alyssum is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9 Perennial in warmer regions; grown as an annual in colder areas.
  States:
How to grow Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: This famous flower is used all over the world as "edging" in the front of flower borders. Since it blooms quickly, and is very short, it's useful in meadows before they grow tall. A snap to grow from seed.

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