Alyssum Royal Carpet

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A popular and stunning, dark violet and fragrant variety, which will bloom profusely all season.  With a very dwarf creeping habit, it is ideal for edging, rockeries and window boxes.

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Alyssum Royal Carpet

Alyssum Royal Carpet. A popular and stunning, dark violet and fragrant variety, which will bloom profusely all season.  With a very dwarf creeping habit, it is ideal for edging, rockeries and window boxes.  A hardy annual, it will grow well in any normal soil but prefers a sunny position.  Very easy to cultivate and requires very little maintenance once established.

Cultivation Advice Alyssum Royal Carpet

Days To Germination: 8-15

Planting Depth:  1/8 inch

Spacing, Seed:  1 inch

Spacing, Plant:  6-8 inches

Plant Height: 4-6 inches

Light:  Full Sun

  • For the earliest display sow seeds undercover with warmth 3-6 weeks before last frost and transplant to trays when large enough to handle.
  • Plant out when all danger of frost is passed.
  • Young seedling plants should be spaced 6 to 8 inches apart.
  • Lightly shear back dead flowers after bloom to prolong flowering season and to prevent legginess.
  • Although an annual, Alyssum will often reseed itself in sheltered areas.
  • Grows best in full sun but also grows well in light shade.