Alyssum Purple Royal Carpet Lobularia Maritima is a compact, flowering annual. Other common names of this plant are Sweet Alyssum or Sweet Alison, and this dwarf variety grows only 2-4 inches tall. Alyssum Royal Carpet is easy to grow from seeds and this Alyssum forms a dense, low-spreading ground cover producing mounds of honey-like scented, rich violet-purple flowers that are admired by bees and butterflies.
Purple Alyssum has a dense, spreading growth habit and that makes this plant one of the best ground covers. Alyssum is a popular annual for planting paved stones, borders, edgings, rock gardens, containers, pots, hanging baskets, and window boxes. Lobularia Maritima is moderatly drought and heat tolerant.
Height: 2-4 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Moist well-drained, pH 6-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 7-14 Days
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