North Face, a new tetraploid alyssum, turns out a snowstorm of large, fragrant white flowers on dense, cascading plants which grow 5-6 in. tall, and spread to 12-16 in. wide. Use in borders and along path edges; North Face is one of the best alyssums for hanging baskets.
Growing North Face Alyssum Seeds
Plant Alyssum Seeds: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, use a clean soilless mix. Press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 55-70°F., germination is in 2-10 days. If using a humidity dome, remove as soon as seeds have germinated. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds. Thin in clumps, 6 in. apart.
Water Alyssum Seedlings: Set cell packs or flats in a tray of shallow water; allow to absorb from the bottom for up to 15 minutes, then discard any excess water.
Grow Alyssum: Full sun or part shade. Light shade in hottest climates. Plants tolerate heat and drought. Heavier flowering, nicer appearance with average water. Flowers attract butterflies and bees. Shear plants back after bloom to promote further flowering. Deer resistant.
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