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Alyssum 'Snowdrift'

Alyssum

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

White

Feature

Scented flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

This classic summer bedding plant blooms for months on end. Briliant white flowers cover the low-growing, mound-shaped plants from June to September and brighten up the dullest of days. Perfect as edging, it makes an excellent partner for lobelia.

Family: Brassicaceae

Genus: Alyssum

Cultivar: Snowdrift

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Light green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 10cm

Spread: 15cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Flowering period: June to September


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