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Aurinia saxatilis Gold Ball
Aurinia saxatilis Gold Ball
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Aurinia saxatilis Gold Ball

Perennial Alyssum

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.091.160

(='Goldkugel') Among the most popular of spring-flowering perennials, this is a common sight in rock gardens. Plants form a low bushy mound of grey-green leaves, smothered in masses of tiny, bright golden-yellow flowers for several weeks. A good choice for edging, rock walls or in mixed containers. This improved selection is especially compact and full. Clip plants back by half, immediately after blooming. Not easily divided. Drought tolerant. Evergreen.

Further details for
Aurinia saxatilis Gold Ball

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Ground Cover
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate