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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Dense mounds of tiny fragrant white flowers form a spreading carpet under large perennials and annuals in the spring border.

    Latin Name

    Lobularia maritima


    Family

    Brassicaceae


    Also Known As

    Sweet Alysson


    Type of Plant

    Annual

    Bloom Season

    April - June


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 0.5'
    Max Spread: 0.75'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Drought
  • Dry Soil

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Europe


    History

    Plantsman Bernard McMahon listed Sweet Alysson in his 1802 catalog.


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