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The Alyssum plant is a species of low-growing flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is commonly known as the sweet alyssum or the sweet alison, and its botanical name is Lobularia maritima. It is an annual flowering plant, with a branched stem and dense cluster of flowers. The blooms a sweet fragrance throughout the growing season. 

Benefits of Alyssum Plant

Weed Suppression :

The Alyssum flowering plant is sometimes used as a groundcover and helps to suppress weeds by forming a dense mat. 

Attract Pollinators :

The blooms of the Alyssum plant attract many pollinating insects such as butterflies, bees, and more. Pollination is very important in promoting garden biodiversity.

Low Maintenance :

The flowers are very easy to care for and thrive well in tropical and subtropical countries such as India. However, the plant requires thorough watering and frequent pruning sometimes to help in its healthy growth.

Soil Improvement :

The root system of the Alyssum plant helps to improve the soil structure, aeration, and water retention which benefits the health of the soil.

Care Tips for an Alyssum Plant

Watering :

The soil for the Alyssum plant must be kept moist, especially during the growing season. Water plants consistently, but avoid water-logging.

Light :

The Alyssum plant loves bright sunlight for at least 6-7 hours a day.

Placement :

Alyssum is an outdoor plant. It should be kept in an area receiving bright sunlight. 

Fertilization :

To FertilizeAdd nitrogen and phosphorus to the Alyssum Plant to maintain good plant growth. You can also add dry banana peels as they are a rich source of nitrogen. You can also use Vermicompost every 2 weeks.

Ideal Soil Mix :

Alyssum plants prefer acidic soil. Use cow dung as part of your soil mix as it will make the soil acidic.The ideal soil mix for this plant should be, Garden Soil (35%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (30%) + Neem Khali (5%)

Pruning :

Keep pruning the Alyssum plant to encourage bloom growth and give it more spread.

Pest Control :

Mealybugs and caterpillars are a big problem for the Alyssum plant. Keep spraying the plant with neem spray every 2 weeks to help with pest control. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Alyssum Plant

1. What are the common colors of Alyssum plants?

Alyssum plants commonly have flowers in shades of pink, purple, and white.

2. Is Alyssum plant summer or winter?

The Alyssum plant is of the winter season when it produces abundant blooms.

3. How often should I water my Alyssum plant?

Check to see if the topmost layer of the soil is dry, and water accordingly.

4. Where can I buy Alyssum plants? 

Head over to Urvann, India’s favorite online nursery, and browse from their extensive collection of plants.

5. Can I grow Alyssum in cold climates?

Alyssum is a typical plant of the winter season in India. They thrive with a slight nip in the air and grow abundantly.

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Features
  • Delicate, fragrant flowers
  • Low-maintenance
  • Drought- tolerant
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Ornamental plant
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The Alyssum plant is a species of low-growing flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is commonly known as the sweet alyssum or the sweet alison, and its botanical name is Lobularia maritima. It is an annual flowering plant, with a branched stem and dense cluster of flowers. The blooms a sweet fragrance throughout the growing season. 

Benefits of Alyssum Plant

Weed Suppression :

The Alyssum flowering plant is sometimes used as a groundcover and helps to suppress weeds by forming a dense mat. 

Attract Pollinators :

The blooms of the Alyssum plant attract many pollinating insects such as butterflies, bees, and more. Pollination is very important in promoting garden biodiversity.

Low Maintenance :

The flowers are very easy to care for and thrive well in tropical and subtropical countries such as India. However, the plant requires thorough watering and frequent pruning sometimes to help in its healthy growth.

Soil Improvement :

The root system of the Alyssum plant helps to improve the soil structure, aeration, and water retention which benefits the health of the soil.

Care Tips for an Alyssum Plant

Watering :

The soil for the Alyssum plant must be kept moist, especially during the growing season. Water plants consistently, but avoid water-logging.

Light :

The Alyssum plant loves bright sunlight for at least 6-7 hours a day.

Placement :

Alyssum is an outdoor plant. It should be kept in an area receiving bright sunlight. 

Fertilization :

To FertilizeAdd nitrogen and phosphorus to the Alyssum Plant to maintain good plant growth. You can also add dry banana peels as they are a rich source of nitrogen. You can also use Vermicompost every 2 weeks.

Ideal Soil Mix :

Alyssum plants prefer acidic soil. Use cow dung as part of your soil mix as it will make the soil acidic.The ideal soil mix for this plant should be, Garden Soil (35%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (30%) + Neem Khali (5%)

Pruning :

Keep pruning the Alyssum plant to encourage bloom growth and give it more spread.

Pest Control :

Mealybugs and caterpillars are a big problem for the Alyssum plant. Keep spraying the plant with neem spray every 2 weeks to help with pest control. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Alyssum Plant

1. What are the common colors of Alyssum plants?

Alyssum plants commonly have flowers in shades of pink, purple, and white.

2. Is Alyssum plant summer or winter?

The Alyssum plant is of the winter season when it produces abundant blooms.

3. How often should I water my Alyssum plant?

Check to see if the topmost layer of the soil is dry, and water accordingly.

4. Where can I buy Alyssum plants? 

Head over to Urvann, India’s favorite online nursery, and browse from their extensive collection of plants.

5. Can I grow Alyssum in cold climates?

Alyssum is a typical plant of the winter season in India. They thrive with a slight nip in the air and grow abundantly.

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.

 Checkout All Plants on Urvann

Checkout collection of Flowering Plants

Checkout collection of all Alyssum Plants

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