Lobularia maritima

Lobularia maritima

Sweet alyssum

Previous scientific name(s): Alyssum maritimum, Clypeola maritima, Koniga maritima

Formerly known as Alyssum maritimum. Drought tolerant; full sunlight. A low growing annual species yielding white flowers which bloom much of the growing season. Found in open fields or meadows and along roadsides throughout arid North America. Available as two varieties: Tall White, or Carpet of Snow.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part 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: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,100,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall