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PlantFiles: Alyssum
Alyssum stribrnyi

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alyssum (al-ISS-um) (Info)
Species: stribrnyi

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By simple layering
By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive jrtinker On Apr 14, 2012, jrtinker from Palmer, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

Grew this from seed acquired through the NARGS Seed Exchange. It has survived more than five Alaskan winters, including one several years ago where it went to -20 with no snow cover, and this winter with record snow. Very compact plant with hard, silvery gray leaves. Self sows in a friendly way for me. Very cheerful in early spring, one of the first plants to bloom for us. Benefits from a deadheading of the first bloom, will often re-bloom two or three times in a season.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Palmer, Alaska



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