Abby’s Plant Pick of the Week – Sweet Alyssum

Abby’s plant of the week is Sweet Alyssum and it’s as sweet as she is! This hardy annual is a great addition to your cool season gardening, because, while it looks delicate, it handles our mild winters like a champ. It adds texture and color to your landscape, and makes a fantastic “spiller” in your color bowls. Alyssum’s subtle and sweet fragrance will delight humans and pollinators alike: the butterflies LOVE this plant! Plant in full sun, with great drainage and feed regularly with Covington’s Flower & Garden fertilizer starting in spring for the best performance. Follow your nose to these stunning hanging baskets ($24.99) and 4″ pots ($1.69) in our Annual/Perennial section!