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Alyssum 'easter basket'

Genus: Lobularia.

Species: Lobularia maritima.

A bedding alyssum, this particular variety had great colors from purple through the pinks to white. I got this one in six pack from the greenhouse and started my own from seed a few years later. From seed I had much taller plants. I'll conduct a test to see if the compact flowering comes from deep planting a seedling or even pinching a seedling. I liked the taller in some situations but others the short mat is a must. There is probably difference in height from one variety to the next as well.

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