Basket of Gold - Alyssum saxitallis 'Compactum'

Profuse, bright yellow blooms cover this spring flowering favorite. Silver-gray foliage adds a dramatic contrast. Excellent alpine choice for spilling over walls or as a slope covering. Good in Container or borders. Fairly drought tolerant once establish.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Fragrant
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim after blooming to promote vigorous new foliage and keep compact. 

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