GOLD DUST Basket-Of-Gold Seeds
Aurinia saxatilis 'Compacta'
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 ¼ gram, about 300 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.
Comments: 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.