Basket of Gold and Golden dust are come of the common names of this plant.
It grows 15 - 20 cm in height and spreads out, creating a dense cover.
Alyssum saxatile blooms from April until May with tiny, golden yellow flowers covering completely the plant.
- full sun on open position is a must
- soil has to be free draining, sandy and chalky
- feeding is not necessary but a small amount of complete plant food in early spring could be beneficial.
- propagation is from seeds sown in fall.
Combined with other spring flowering perennials like Purple Aubrieta cascade and Evergreen Candytuft, Golden dust creates a breathtaking spring display.