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Odorous Alysse: pretty ground cover


The fragrant analysis is a beautiful annual. Often used as a ground cover, it brings a nice decorative touch to the garden.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Lobularia, Alyssum maritimum
Family : Brassicaceae
Type : Annual

Height : 15 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary

Flowering
: Spring, summer

There are 2 types of analysis, one (Alyssum saxatile) is perennial and blooms in the spring while the other, the fragrant alyssum is annual and flowers in summer.

Let’s take a closer look at the fragrant analysis here.

Seedling of fragrant parsley

To sow the scent of scent well, you have to do it in the spring.

  • For sowing from April to June, prefer a sowing in place.
  • Prefer a sunny location
  • Make sure the soil is well drained and the water is not stagnant

Choosing a sunny spot is to make sure that they will flower best and their scent will reveal itself the best.

  • Once sown, you will water regularly until emergence and then in hot weather.

To know about the fragrant analysis

This ground cover plant has a generous flowering that will perfectly fulfill its role as a ground cover, while providing a very colorful touch.

Thanks to its flowers whose shades range from white to red through pink, you guarantee a very beautiful effect in your garden.

This annual needs water mostly in summer, but you will prefer watering in the evening to prevent premature water evaporation.

Native to Western Asia and Europe offers cushion flowers with a sweet honey scent.

Its flowers are often white but can also be purple or purple.

Smart tip about fragrant parsley

A contribution of compost made from manure and algae mixed with your sowing soil (about 20%) will improve the development of the plant as well as its flowering!


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