Early Spring Flowers

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Good Witches Homestead

BASKET OF GOLD

basket of goldCOMMON NAME:  basket of gold
GENUS:  Alyssum  {although this plant is generally listed in catalogs as Alyssum saxatile, it can also be listed in the genus Aurinia}
SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS,
A. saxatile  ‘Citrinum’-pale yellow flowers.
A.s. ‘Compactum’-bright yellow flowers; shorter plants.
A.s. ‘Flora Plenum’-double form; bright yellow; each flower is like a miniature rose.
FAMILY:  Cruciferae
BLOOMS:  early spring
TYPE:  perennial
DESCRIPTION:  Basket of gold is characterized by masses of yellow flowers. This is a splendid plant to use in rock gardens or as an edging plant. It is also quite effective in hanging baskets or in containers.
CULTIVATION:  Alyssum prefers slightly acidic, not-so-rich soil that is well drained. Plants should be set out in the spring or fall. Seeds can be sown outdoors in seedbeds in late May. They should bloom from seed in approximately six weeks. After the plant blooms, cut it…

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2 Responses to Early Spring Flowers

  1. chris jensen says:

    A gift returning to, Mrs. Nature!

    Can we use this for tea?

    hA

    hugs chris

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