Scientific Name: Lobularia maritima Form: Mounded
Common Name:sweet alyssum, alyssum Texture:Fine
Family Name:BrassicaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Oblanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, (Corymb-like), White, Violet, Pink, May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Silicle, Brown, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Filler, Hanging basket
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly oblanceolate; flowers white, panicles resemble small balls of flowers; panicles elongate to over 30 cm as fruit form up from bottom; florets to 8 mm wide with four petals.