Look for this plant - Dark Knight™ Sweet Alyssum Lobularia hybrid
A Sweet Alyssum spring debut
Lightly scented sweet alyssum
New plant introduction
The lobularia was so small when it arrived; I planted it in a hanging basket with a favorite Diamond Frost Euphorbia. It could have filled the basket without the euphorbia.
The hanging basket of Lobularia and Euphorbia got regular water through the spring and summer. The basket rarely got fertilizer. The little flowers continued to grow and fill the basket all summer.
Dark Knight Lobularia has a light fragrance. I did not notice the scent, the baskets hang high so tall-dark-and-handsome won't bang his head. Butterflies like these mounded plants.
This is a continuous bloomer. It was beautiful, loaded with tiny fade proof flowers all summer. No need for deadheading.
Mid summer, you can trim it up to get it into perfect shape, I didn't. This tireless bloomer did well in the cool spring and fall. Plus, it can take the heat of the hot humid summers.
Unlike some Sweet Alyssums, Dark Knight™ is a nonstop bloomer, even during the heat wave. It would make a great low border or edging.
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Grows best in zones
Purple Pansy Viola x wittrockiana
Blooms early spring to late fall
7-11, sun, part sun
Sweet Alyssums, Dark Knight Lobularia
carefree continuous color
hanging baskets, borders
9-11*, sun, part sun
Catalina® Grape-O-Licious Wishbone Flower
window box, patio plant
10-11**, shade or part sun
Blue Casbah® - Moroccan Glory Vine
low, dense growing
hanging basket, edging
9-11***, sun or part sun
Look for Dark Knight™ this spring
Dark Knight™ Sweet Alyssum Lobularia hybrid was sent to me by Proven Winners last spring as a trial plant. You can find this hardy annual in garden centers wearing a Proven Winners plant tag.
I planted Dark Knight™ Sweet Alyssum Lobularia with Diamond Frost® Euphorbia in hanging baskets.
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Clouds of tiny white flowers
Diamond Frost® Euphorbia
I am a great fan of Diamond Frost® (goes with anything) Euphorbia. It finds a place in my gardens every year. This euphorbia is a cloud of white flowers that reminds me of weddings and happy celebrations.
You can never have too much Diamond Frost® Euphorbia.
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