Aurinia saxatilis 'Compacta'
GOLD DUST Basket-Of-Gold
Easy to grow plants covered in stunning spring flowers. Dense clusters of tiny, intense yellow flowers in early spring on vigorous, spreading plants with gray-green leaves.
Stunning at the edge of beds or borders or let them cascade over rocks or walls. Easy to grow. Winter hardy to zone 3. Packet is 100 seeds.
How to Plant Basket-of-Gold Seeds
Sow Basket-of-Gold seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65°F., germination is in 7-14 days. Transplant 1 foot apart.
Growing basket-of-gold: Prefers full sun in mild areas, afternoon shade where it is hot, and moderate to little water once established. Shear back Basket-of-Gold plants by ⅓ after flowering to keep them looking neat. Will self-sow if some flowers left to mature. Basket-of-Gold plants tolerate heat and drought, and are deer resistant. Flowers attract butterflies.