Alyssum Seeds - Tiny Tim

Alyssum Seeds - Tiny Tim

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.99
1 Ounce $29.39
1/4 Pound $72.49 ($18.12/ounce) 38% Savings
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  • The most compact of all alyssum
  • Easy-to-grow annual with tiny, white flowers that works great as a groundcover
  • A fragrant, deer-resistant, and drought tolerant flower that does well in poor soil
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Spreading
Plant Height 3 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 Alyssum Seeds - Tiny Tim

Lobularia maritima

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Sweet Alison, Alyssum

While this brilliant little flower may be small, its masses of white flowers and sweet, honey fragrance is impossible to ignore! Remarkably easy to grow from seed, often germinating in just 5-7 days, Tiny Tim Alyssum is a top choice for ground cover, borders, and in between pavers.

Planting Information

Planting Alyssum Seeds - Tiny Tim

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 3 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 975 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 92,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 368,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Alyssum Seeds - Tiny Tim

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