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Alyssum Carpet Of Snow in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lobularia maritima procumbens 'Carpet Of Snow' syn. Alyssum maritimum 'Carpet Of Snow'

 

Alyssum 'Carpet Of Snow'

Lobularia maritima, or Alyssum maritimum, commonly referred to as sweet alyssum, or just alyssum, is a species of low-growing flowering annual plants. The stem is very branched, with dense clusters of fragrant small white, purple or pink flowers. The flowers are produced throughout the growing season, or year-round in areas free of frost. 'Carpet of Snow' produces dense uniform coverage. Lightly scented. Will grow in a variety of soils. Good drainage is essential as it dislikes damp conditions.

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plant Features
  • Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Alyssum Carpet Of Snow is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Alyssum 'Carpet Of Snow'

Latin name

Lobularia maritima procumbens 'Carpet Of Snow' syn. Alyssum maritimum 'Carpet Of Snow'

type

Annual

family

Brassicaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Alyssum Carpet Of Snow is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Alyssum Carpet Of Snow likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Alyssum Carpet Of Snow is 0.30meters x 0.20meters 0.30 M 0.20 M

Lobularia maritima procumbens 'Carpet Of Snow' syn. Alyssum maritimum 'Carpet Of Snow'

Lobularia maritima, or Alyssum maritimum, commonly referred to as sweet alyssum, or just alyssum, is a species of low-growing flowering annual plants. The stem is very branched, with dense clusters of fragrant small white, purple or pink flowers. The flowers are produced throughout the growing season, or year-round in areas free of frost. 'Carpet of Snow' produces dense uniform coverage. Lightly scented. Will grow in a variety of soils. Good drainage is essential as it dislikes damp conditions.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

The plant is best planted in early spring, in light and well drained soil. Plant in full sun. It requires little maintenance when growing. Although an annual, it may reseed in temperate climates. It is also grown in cracks in paving and walls, and is especially associated with coastal locations. It prefers partial shade, and is resistant to heat and drought.

 
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