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Week 9 – February 25, 2024

Plant Information

Clear Crystal® Lavender Shades Alyssum

  • Clear Crystal® Lavender Shades Alyssum - Basket
  • Clear Crystal® Lavender Shades Alyssum - Bloom
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Clear Crystal with first-ever colors & bigger vigor
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Lobularia maritima

Common Name: Sweet Alyssum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Fragrant, large-flowered varieties deliver stronger garden performance.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 6 weeks

  • Tetraploid alyssums deliver more vigour than standard diploids for reduced loss and increased profits. 
  • Few PGRs are needed in most markets – cool-season crop can be grown with little or no heat for Spring pack programs.
  • More vigorous with larger flowers than Easter Bonnet. 
  • Fragrant, large blooms and stronger performance in containers, hanging baskets and in-ground plantings. 
  • Well-matched series includes the first pigmented tetraploid alyssums.


Protection Information: US7,915,504

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