Reliable, low maintenance plant that gives an early and beautiful splash of background color to your spring tulips in the perennial bed.
- 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).
This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 8
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.
My Current Zone
FeaturesThe SUN is my MUSE.
Colorful flowers.Deadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:8 - 10 InchesSpacing:8 - 10 InchesSpread:10 - 12 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:SpreadingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SpringHardiness Zones:3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great for early spring colorMaintenance Notes:
The taxonomists have decided that a name change was necessary for this plant. Aurinia saxatile was formerly known as Alyssum saxatile.
HalOntarioCanada8 years ago
Brilliant cluster of flowers all season long. best in light and well drained soil.PeterOhioUnited States8 years ago