A sweetly scented alyssum covered with tiny, rose-pink flowers in mini-rosettes. Perfect for continuous color in rock gardens, rock walls, along a garden path, or spilling from your favorite containers. Edible flowers have a mild, grassy/mustardy flavor; the clusters make a charming garnish to salads and desserts. perennial in USDA zones 5 and warmer, although it is often grown as an annual. plants grow up to 4″ tall and 6″-12″ wide and produce flowers that bloom from spring to frost. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Attracts pollinators and is deer resistant. Botanical Interests’® Rosie O’Day Sweet Alyssum Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 60°–85°F. In mild climates, sow in fall for winter bloom is recommended.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.