name: "Gold Dust Alyssum" or "Basket
Latin name: Aurinia saxatilis Compacta - syn Alyssum
Elevation to: 9500'
Growth habit: Clump forming
Max height: 8" - 10"
Flowers: Yes, April - May Flower type: Panicles
Native to area: No
Available varieties: 6+
Dust Alyssum Aurinia
Plant Gold Dust Alyssum in full sun in well drained soil. "Gold Dust
Alyssum" is tolerant of most soil types. Space new container
grown Alyssum plants 12" - 18" apart. Cut back after
plants have finished flowering for the season.
Great for slopes or for trailing over rock
walls and attracting Butterflies.
Seed is easy to start in a cold frame in the early spring.
Plant seedlings outdoors after danger of hard frost has passed...
or purchase pre-started plants at your local Garden Center.