Fragrant, deep purple flowers on plants that grow 4 inches tall and up to 10 inches wide. Plant Wonderland Deep Purple alyssum in partial shade for the richest color less likely to fade, in soil with a lower pH to bring out the vivid blue tones. Wonderland alyssums are technically hardy annuals and considered perennial for zones 7-10. Wonderland Deep Purple alyssum brings a sweet scent and rich, royal color to your beds or containers.
Growing Wonderland Deep Purple 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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