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Lobularia maritima (Sweet Alyssum)
Sweet Alyssum Lobularia maritima
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Height 0.3 m
Width 0.5m
Drought Tolerance Sensitive
Frost Tolerance Light Frost
Origin Exotic
Design Use Borders
Cottage Gardens
Flower Colour Pink
Flowering Period Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Autumn
Mid Autumn
Late Autumn
Climate Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Foliage Colour Dark Green Leaves
Foliage Cover Annual

The Dapple Designs Expert Says:

Lobularia maritima or Sweet Alyssum as it is commonly known is low growing annual groundcover that is native to the Mediterranean region as well as parts of France. Alyssum gets covered in white, pink, red or purple flowers throughout many times of the year.