Sweet alyssum is a cute little ground cover plant. The plant itself grows densely and is covered in tightly backed flower stems that are typically white, pink or purple. It is a Mediterranean native is very quick to flower.
Classification: Annual, Readily reseeds
Height: 4-5 inches
Sow: Spring after the last frost
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Drought resistant and heat tolerant.
Sweet alyssum can either be direct sown to started as transplants in the greenhouse. It takes transplanting well.