5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Alyssum 'Gold Ball' Overview
Aurinia saxatilis f. compactum 'Gold Ball' is a low growing, evergreen, perennial cultivar from the Brassicaceae family. It forms soft-looking clumps of hairy leaves with a silvery green colour and a simple oval shape. From mid to late spring to early summer, it produces panicles of yellow flowers. This plant is ideally suited to full sun and well-drained soil. It can be used as an edging plant, in a rock garden, in a container, or on backs and slopes.
Common problems with Alyssum 'Gold Ball'
How to harvest Alyssum 'Gold Ball'
Not generally harvested
How to propagate Alyssum 'Gold Ball'
Easily propagated by seed. Sow from February to April in 0.5cm deep in a seed tray, can be placed in a cold frame, unheated glasshouse or on a windowsill in a warm kitchen. Is prone to self-seeding.
Semi-ripe cuttings can be taken late summer to early autumn.