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Alyssum spinosum var. roseum
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synonyms: Alyssum spinosum 'Roseum'
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Low growing, rounded or mounding alpine subshrub with wiry, spine-tipped stems of tiny grey leaves. This variety is covered with small clusters of rose-pink flowers in early summer.
Very well drained, poorish gritty or sandy soil in full sun.
Rock gardens, alpine beds and containers, wall crevices
From South-eastern France and Spain.