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Lobularia maritima

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Lobularia maritima

Lobmar
Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C1, C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 60
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.31 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Mat Forming, Spreading

Description:
Showy spreading mat-forming perennial with greenish-grey foliage and masses of tiny sweet-scented white flowers during Spring and Autumn. Fantastic for garden beds, planted in mass or containers. Alyssum is often treated as an annual. Grows approx. 20cm tall x 30cm wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
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: Best grown in a full sun to part-shade position in a well-drained soil, or use a premium potting mix in containers. Water well until established and then water as required. Apply suitable slow-release or liquid fertiliser, fertiliser that is high in nitrogen, which will encourage foliage instead of flowers. Deadheading will promote flowering.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Brassicaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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