Alyssum Seeds - Violet Queen

Alyssum Seeds - Violet Queen

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09
1/4 Pound $57.79 ($14.44/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Butterflies love this blanket of purple
  • Long blooming and short growing annual that's great as groundcover
  • A fragrant, deer-resistant, and drought tolerant violet 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 Purple
Growth Habit Spreading
Plant Height 6 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 - Violet Queen

Lobularia maritima

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

With a long bloom season and a compact growing habit, Alyssum Violet Queen is often an easy choice for borders and in between pavers. Topping out at around 6 inches, Violet Queen offers masses of beautiful violet purple blooms with a sweet fragrance that is attractive to bees and butterflies, as well as gardeners!

Planting Information

Planting Alyssum Seeds - Violet Queen

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 6 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 930 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 87,700 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 350,800 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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