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  • sweet alyssum 'Violet Queen'
  • Eventual height: 0.15m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

Lobularia maritima 'Violet Queen'

sweet alyssum 'Violet Queen'

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 1500 seeds £2.35
approx 1500 seeds £2.35
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, moderately-fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June-October
  • Hardiness: hardy annual

    Compact, low growing mounds covered by a mass of long flowering fragrant little blooms, creating a carpet of intense colour. Ideal for a sunny patio or bedding display.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, 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.

  • Garden care: Sow in early spring to early summer outdoors where they are to flower in well-prepared soil raked to a fine tilth. Sow 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Germination usually takes approximately 21 days. When large enough to handle thin out to 15cm (6in) apart

  • Sow: February-May

  • Flowering: June-October

  • Approximate quantity: 1500 seeds.