Royal Carpet Alyssum Flowers


Alyssum flowers are delicate and dainty annuals or perennials known for their clusters of tiny, fragrant blooms. These low-growing plants typically reach heights of 4 to 8 inches and spread out to form a dense mat of foliage. Royal Carpet Alyssum flowers come in various colors, including white, pink and purple, adding a splash of color to garden borders, rock gardens, and containers. They bloom prolifically from spring to fall, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies with their sweet scent. Alyssum plants are easy to grow, thriving in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. With their charming appearance and delightful fragrance, alyssum flowers are a delightful addition to any garden or landscape.


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Light Requirement
Full Sun/Part Sun
The amount of sunlight this plant needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sunlight; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.
Mature Spread
The width of the plant at maturity.
Mature Height
3′ 3″
The typical height of the plant at maturity.
Growth Habit
The genetic tendency of a plant to grow in a certain shape, such as vining or bush like.


Can I grow alyssum in containers? Alyssum is perfect for the edges of containers combined with other flowers. Raise the container to a wall or table, or plant in hanging baskets, so you can enjoy the fragrance.

Is alyssum toxic to pets?
Alyssum is non-toxic to dogs and non-toxic to cats.

How can alyssum be used as a companion plant?
Alyssum is a great companion to many plants and will attract aphids from lettuce.