alyssum 'carpet of snow' seeds

£2

That feeling of looking outside and it's snowed overnight, you'll get the same satisfaction for these low growing, hardy flowers. Bees will be darting over the white blooms that will mingle well in any flower bed. 900 seeds.

BOTANICAL NAME
Lobularia maritima

NICKNAME
sweet alyssum 'Snowdrift

QUANTITY
900 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 15cm
Spread: 20cm

CONTAINER SIZE
30cm wide

SOWING
Indoor: All year round
Outdoor: Feb-May + Sep-Oct

GROW TIME
Germination: 5-14 days
Matures: 8 weeks

SPACING
15cm apart

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained
Water: Often in the growing season
Food: Happy as it is

COMPANION PLANTS
Lettuce and Spinach

OUR TIPS
Start indoors, 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Move outside after the last frost has passed. Sow seeds on the surface of the soil. Seeds need light to germinate, the brighter the better.

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Attracts pollinators 
Edible flowers
Garden border decoration

SOMETHING SPECIAL
Alyssum, is wonderful for ground cover and also attracts hoverfly, which in turn eats aphids which make them great for the Rose garden. 

MAKES FOR GREAT...
Bright white flowers to decorate a garden border or perhaps even a cake.

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