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botanical name:
Lobularia maritima 'Easter Basket'
Lobularia maritima 'Easter Basket' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Alyssum 'Easter Basket'
synonyms:  Alyssum 'Easter Basket'
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Hardy annual, low spreading habit with small leaves. Masses of small flowers in summer in various shades of pink, mauve and white. Slightly fragrant.

Warm sheltered position in sun and a very well drained soil. Easy to grow.

From seed sown in spring , under glass or direct a little later.

Summer bedding, border edges, containers.

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