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Alyssum compactum Gold Dust

Basket of Gold, Madwort, Golden Tuft

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Spring flowering mounds of bright yellow over gray-green foliage. Low, wide growth is excellent cascading over a wall or along the border's edge. A prolific bloomer, plant in masses for best effect. Alyssum Gold Dust is formerly known as A. sax. Compactum.

Features to Note:

  • Evergreen
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Yellow Flowering Perennials

Alyssum General Information:

Alyssum are compact mound-forming perennials. A classic staple for border's edge or rock garden. Spreading plants with dense heads of golden-yellow flowers in early spring.

Alyssum Plant Care:

Cut back by a third after flowering to improve appearance. Do not cut back in fall, as plants are semi-evergreen. Remove any winter damage in spring. Division can be done in the fall, but only if you must. Alyssum resents being moved.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ALGD