Scientific Name: Alyssum montanum 'Berggold'
Common Name: mountain gold alyssum
Family Name: Brassicaceae
Origin: Africa, Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Spatulate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, Apr-May-Jun
Fruit: Silicle, Brown, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves spatulate to oblanceolate, up to 3cm long x 5-12mm wide, stellate hairs; florets with 4 bright yellow petals, corymb-like raceme.