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Alyssum – sweet


Alyssum is a low growing ANNUAL reaching 20cm in height. The much branched stem has small, broad oval to lanceolate sessile leaves and dense clusters of small flowers. Noted for their sweet scent like honey, they come in white, pink, salmon, rose-red, violet and lilac and are known to attract insects such as bees. The plant does well in almost any well-drained soil in a full sun position.

Young leaves, stems and flowers can be added to salads or as an edible garnish. Has some medicinal use, especially in Spain.

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Alyssum is tolerant of maritime conditions and look beautiful grown in the vegetable garden or flower border, and can be used to spill out of hanging baskets.

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(Alyssum maritimum)