Flower: Alyssum, Carpet of Snow - Lobularia Maritima
Especially attractive to pollinators. Free-flowering ground cover, blossoming from late spring well into fall with a fragrance like fresh-mown hay. Cascading habit makes it excellent for window boxes or terrace edges. 4" dwarf white. Formerly known as Little Gem, predates 1890. Widely recognized nectar source for beneficial insects. Start seed in a cool place 6 weeks before setting out. Needs light to germinate. Transplant seedlings 4–8" apart. Easy to grow, likes sun, tolerates some shade. To extend their season, shear plants halfway back four weeks after bloom. Resistant to frost, will tolerate temperatures below 25°.
Days to Maturity: 60