Alyssum: Basket of Gold

Alyssum: Basket of Gold - Seeds & Bulbs

Basket of Gold

(Aurina saxatilis)

This special dwarf variety of Basket of Gold is tight, compact, and very attractive. Combine with red tulips, blue phlox, and candytuft for a wonderful early spring color display. Excellent in rock gardens, the front of the border, and as a groundcover. Looks incredible cascading down walls.

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Height: 6"
Spread: 12"
Exposure: Full Sun to Light Shade

When to Sow Outside: Spring, 2-4 weeks before average last frost and/or/ late summer or early fall.
When to Sow Inside: 8 to 12 weeks before last frost. Prefers cool germination temperatures (50 - 70 degrees.)
Seed Depth: 1/4 "
Seed Spacing: 3"
Days to Emerge: 14 to 28
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 16 to 24 inches apart

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