Garden flowers

Basket of gold: gold in the garden


The golden basket is a perennial plant that flowers generously in the spring.

The golden yellow of its flowers is characteristic, as is its basket shape.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Alyssum saxatile
Family : Brassicaceae
Type : Perennial

Height
: 20 to 30 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

Flowering : April May

Planting the basket of gold

Preferably in the fall to promote rooting, but you can also plant it until spring outside of frost periods.

  • Choose a sunny spot
  • Maintain a distance of at least 30 cm between each foot.

Size, care of a basket of gold

Maintenance is easy because the golden basket requires almost no care.

  • Cut the wilted flowers as you go
  • Multiply your gold baskets by division of the tuft

To know about the golden basket

As its name suggests, this bushy perennial forms a basket that sprawls across the ground to form a golden yellow carpet.

Along a low wall, in rockery, or even as a planter, the golden basket will give light and a lot of sparkle to your garden or your terrace.

Smart tip of the basket of gold

There is almost no maintenance for this hardy perennial which adapts to most environments.

Video: Pressing for Pressed Flowers. Demonstration. Crab Apple. Basket-of-Gold. Pulsitilla. Leaves (October 2020).