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Alpine Alyssum

Alyssum wulfenianum 'Golden Spring' PP25,710

This rock garden perennial has low trailing mounds of grey-green leaves, bearing masses of golden-yellow flowers in early spring.

Also known as Madwort, this rock garden perennial is also suitable for edging a sunny border. It forms a low, trailing mound or cushion of grey-green leaves, bearing masses of golden-yellow flowers in mid to late spring. Clip plants lightly after blooming to maintain a bushy habit. Requires good drainage. Clumps are not easily divided, but this may be attempted in early fall. Drought tolerant once established. Evergreen in mild winter regions.


Bloom Time:

Blooms early spring

Mature Height:

6-8 In

Hardiness Zone:

4-9 Find your zone


Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 55-65°F in medium to high light. Keep evenly moist, and slightly dry between waterings. Once actively growing, pinch to increase branching and fertilize. Requires vernalization to flower. Plants generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at the same level it was in the plug. Water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in containers and patio gardens. Clip plants lightly after blooming to maintain bushy habit. Requires good drainage; drought tolerant once established.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.