Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Carpet of Snow

Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Carpet of Snow

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $38.89 34% Savings
1 Pound $125.99 46% Savings
5 Pounds $451.49 ($5.64/ounce) 62% Savings
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  • Exactly how it sounds—a white groundcover to give the illusion of winter
  • Perennial in zones 7 to 9; Dense Growth, Ground Cover
  • White Flower, Gentle Fragrance
  • Full Sun to Partial Shade
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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Spreading
Plant Height 2 to 5 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Ground Cover
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Carpet of Snow

Lobularia maritima

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Sweet Alison, Alyssum

Grow Heirloom Alyssum - Plant Carpet of Snow Sweet Alyssum Seeds

This aptly named flower - also sometimes called "Sweet Alice" or "Sweet Alison" - is our most popular alyssum variety for good reason. It can be planted quite easily from seed either indoors or out, and produces bunches of lovely white flowers. Plant Alyssum "Carpet of Snow" virtually throughout the season, but be sure to water regularly to ensure healthy germination.

Planting Information

Planting Sweet Alyssum Seeds - Carpet of Snow

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 10 inches
Plant Height 2 to 5 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Alyssum Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 85 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 6,900 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 27,600 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 110,400 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 552,000 Up to 1.25 Acres

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