Alyssum Royal Carpet, Lobularia maritima
This All American Selections Winner variety blooms in drifts of vibrant purple color like a tropical sea in a bed or as a neat edging around the garden. This companion for Carpet of Snow will grow only a few inches high but 10 inches across. Blooms from when the plant is only weeks old until the end of the season.
Alyssum is one of the easiest flowers to grow from seed being almost totally free of pest and diseases.
Planting time - Early spring to mid-summer.
Height - 4 inches
Germinates in - 8 to 10 days
Sowing Depth - 1/8 inch
Row spacing - 4-6 inches
Seed spacing - 1/2 inch
Thinning - when plants are 2 inches tall thin to 6-10 inches apart.
Net weight 200 MG (Estimated 620 seeds)