These easy-to-grow mounds of white, pink, or purple, honey-scentedflowers work well in containers or casual landscapingsituations. Plants are lowand branching, to 1 ft. highand wide, with narrow or lance-shaped leaves 1/2–2 in. long.
Crowded clusters of tiny, four-petaledflowers can bloom for months, and most self-seed. In cold-winter regions, flowers cankeep coming from spring untilfrost; in mild climates, self-sown seedlings supply all-yearbloom. Sweet alyssum seedsare sometimes included in wildflower mixes.
Flowers are bright orange-scarlet.
Native to Texas. To 6–18 in. high, 10–12 in.wide,with erect, leafy stems more or less cove...
Native to south Asia. Each vine needs at least 25 sq. ft., but you can run vines up a fence or trellis...