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PlantFiles: Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison, Seaside Lobularia
Lobularia maritima 'Easter Bonnet Lavender'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lobularia (lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: maritima (muh-RIT-tim-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Easter Bonnet Lavender

Synonym:Alyssum maritimum
Synonym:Alyssum odoratum
Synonym:Clypeola maritima
Synonym:Koniga maritima

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


under 6 in. (15 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year


Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive rebecca101 On Sep 26, 2007, rebecca101 from Madison, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This was my favorite alyssum of four I grew this year. It has such a nice intense lavender color. Bloom was sparse in hot weather, but the plants looked great once the weather cooled off.


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

Carlsbad, California
Lake Forest, California
San Leandro, California
Shreveport, Louisiana
Poplarville, Mississippi
Akron, Ohio
Grants Pass, Oregon
Denison, Texas
Radford, Virginia
Madison, Wisconsin

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