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PlantFiles: Sweet Alyssum
Alyssum maritima var. procumbens 'Apricot Shades'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alyssum (al-ISS-um) (Info)
Species: maritima var. procumbens
Cultivar: Apricot Shades

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Annuals

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative dicentra63 On Jun 29, 2007, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

I was hoping for a peachy little edging plant, but instead got small, dusty-looking specimens. Didn't look very good.

Regional...

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

Ogden, Utah



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