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