Nothing adds more delight to summer days than the gentle fragrance of sweet alyssum. This "Tiny Tim" variety is compact and always covered with flowers. A wonderful ground cover, it blooms all growing season with no need to shear back at any time. Alyssum withstands drought and heat, while attracting pollinators—including hoverflies, whose larvae devour aphids, a common garden pest! It is an ideal rock garden plant, and gracefully spills over edges of containers. Edible flowers have a mild, grassy/mustardy flavor; the clusters make a charming garnish to salads and desserts.

Sweet Alyssum