Alyssum montanum 'Luna' / Hardy evergreen / Seeds

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Alyssum montanum 'Luna' / Hardy evergreen /  Seeds

A great compact plant, with deep green foliage and rich long flowering intense yellow flowers from May to June/July.  Alyssum 'Luna' grows 10-15cm in height and spreads out to about 20cm.  It is great for an alpine or rockery garden, for ground cover, front of borders and mixed containers.  It trails nicely.

Alyssum 'Luna' likes full sun and well-drained soil.

Pack of approx 100 seeds.  Sow in autumn or spring.  This particular strain has been bred to flower in the first year if sown by March, and has been awarded a Fleuroselect Gold Medal.  Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.


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Hardiness Hardy evergreen perennial (RHS Hardiness H6)
Flowers May to June/July
Height 10 - 15cm
Spread 20 - 30cm
Conditions  Plant out in full sun and well-drained soil.
Sow

Sow in autumn or spring in moist seed compost and keep at around 18C.  Seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks.  Transplant seedlings into pots and grow on at around 12-15C.  Keep autumn sowings in a cold frame or greenhouse over winter.  Plant out when frost free.   Plants flower in the first year if sown by March.  

Grow

These are evergreen plants and need minimal maintenance.  Lightly cut back plants after flowering to keep a good shape.  Plants are drought tolerant once established.