Sweet Alyssum Flowers – Tips For Growing Sweet Alyssum

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How To Grow Sweet Alyssum?

The first thing you need to do is choose your location where you want to grow sweet alyssum flowers. You have several options when it comes to choosing location for growing sweet alyssum plants. One option would be to go with a sunny spot outdoors or indoor. If you are going to grow sweet alyssum indoors, then you will need to make sure that there is enough light. Another option would be to grow sweet alyssum outside in the garden. You can use any type of soil or potting mix. When it comes to choosing your container, you could either buy one already made or make one yourself from scratch. There are many types of containers available today and they come in different shapes and sizes. Some of them are round, square, oval, triangle, etc. You can also add various other things like rocks and pebbles to your container so that it looks more natural.

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What Kind Of Plants Can I Grow With Sweet Alyssum?

There are several kinds of plants that you can grow with sweet alyssum flowers. They include:

• Begonia (Begonia spp.) – These plants love cool temperatures and moist conditions. In fact, the word “begonia” comes from the word “beguine” which means “shady place”. These plants need a minimum temperature of around 50 degrees Fahrenheit in order to thrive.

• Calendula (Calendula spp.) – If you want a plant that can take a lot of sun and heat, then this is the one for you. These plants are native to Southwestern Asia. These plants can grow in almost any kind of soil.

Just make sure that you don’t over-water it.

• Coleus (Solenostemon spp.) – These plants come from the mint family and they make a great ground cover for your garden or landscape area. These plants need full sun in order to thrive. If the soil is dry, then you will need to water these plants regularly.

• Columbine (Aquilegia spp.) – If you want a beautiful flower that also attracts butterflies and bees, then this is the one to grow. These plants need well-drained soil in order for them to thrive. These plants grow best when the soil is on the acidic side.

3) What Is The Best Time Of Year To Plant Sweet Alyssum?

Sources & references used in this article:

Effects of sweet alyssum flowers on the longevity of the parasitoid wasps Cotesia marginiventris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera … by DL Johanowicz, ER Mitchell – Florida Entomologist, 2000 – JSTOR

Attractiveness of common insectary and harvestable floral resources to beneficial insects by BN Hogg, RL Bugg, KM Daane – Biological Control, 2011 – Elsevier

The role of omnivory in the conservation of predators: Orius majusculus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) on sweet alyssum by L Pumariño, O Alomar – Biological Control, 2012 – Elsevier

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