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Lobularia hybrida Lavender Stream

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lobularia hybrida Lavender Stream Sweet Alyssum,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Mat Forming, Spreading

Showy spreading mat-forming perennial with green foliage and masses of tiny sweet-scented mauve flowers during spring and summer. Fantastic for garden beds, planted in mass or containers. Alyssum is often treated as an annual. Grows approx. 30cm H x 80cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Brassicaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate