Alyssum Royal Carpet

Overview

Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima

This dark violet variety has a very dwarf creeping habit and is ideal for edging, rockeries and window boxes. A hardy annual, it will grow well in any normal soil but prefers a sunny position.

Plant Height: 7cm

We hope you enjoy these alyssum seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

How To Grow

Sow direct in the garden in clumps 5mm (quarter-inch) deep and 7-10cm (3-4in) apart. Later thin if necessary. Keep moist until seedlings emerge. Feed regularly with liquid fertiliser to promote flowering over a long period. Cut back all spent flowers.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Flowering

8 weeks