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  • Eventual height: 0.15m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

Lobularia maritima 'Snowdrift'

sweet alyssum

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 1500 seeds £1.85
  • Position:
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive

    Compact, low growing mounds covered by a mass of long lasting, fragrant little blooms, creating snow white carpets of flowers. Ideal for a sunny patio or bedding display.
    Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance. Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:
    In a prepared seed bed in flowering position. Sow thinly in rows 15cm apart. Cover with 0.5cm fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 14-28 days
  • Care: When large enough thin to 15cm apart. Keep moist and weed free
    In trays of seed compost, Sow thinly, cover with 0.5cm of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx. 10-15ºC Care Remove cover when seedlings appear. When large enough transplant 5cm apart in trays. Stand outside for a few days late May (avoid frosts). Transplant 15cm apart in flowering position
  • Sow: March to May (outdoors) , February to April (indoors)

  • Flower: June to October

  • Approximate quantity: 1500 seeds.
  • Tip: Trim plants as flowers fade for a second flush of blooms
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