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Golden Flourish Basket of Gold, Alyssum Aurinia saxatile

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
10" 12"
Height
8 - 10"
Spread
10 - 12"

This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 8

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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    Features

    The SUN is my MUSE.

    Colorful flowers.

    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    8 - 10 Inches
    Spacing: 
    8 - 10 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 12 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Flower Shade: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Spreading
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Great for early spring color

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy Care.

    The taxonomists have decided that a name change was necessary for this plant. Aurinia saxatile was formerly known as Alyssum saxatile.

  • 0 Reviews

    • Reliable, low maintenance plant that gives an early and beautiful splash of background color to your spring tulips in the perennial bed.

      Hal
      Ontario
      Canada
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Brilliant cluster of flowers all season long. best in light and well drained soil.

      Peter
      Ohio
      United States
      8 years ago
      Satisfactory Average performance, met expectations but not outstanding.
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