Aurinia saxatilis

Aurinia saxatilis

Basket of gold

Previous scientific name(s): Aethionema saxatile, Alyssum saxatile, Alyssum saxatile var. compactum

Formerly known as Alyssum saxatile. Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Golden yellow flowers bloom spring and early summer. Recommended for borders, rock gardens, and in wildflower mixtures. A mat forming perennial species which works well as a ground cover.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
37.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
461,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Golden Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring