Lobularia marítima.


Alyssum Maritimum o Lobularia Maritima is a little creeping plant which covers the ground with white or purple small flowers.. Can be used as floor covering or in rockery.

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Lobularia Maritimum: Captivating Beauty for Your Garden

Origin and Description:

The Alyssum Maritimum or Lobularia Maritima is an annual plant from the Brassicaceae family that has fascinated gardeners and nature enthusiasts for generations. Native to limestone areas, slopes, walls, and even dunes and coastal zones in its natural habitat, this charming plant has conquered gardens worldwide thanks to its delicate appearance and delightful, sweet fragrance that attracts bees, butterflies, and birds.


Lobularia Maritimum is known for its ability to carpet the ground with its small, white or purple flowers, creating a stunning visual spectacle. Its cluster-blooming flowers are not only visually appealing but also release a sweet, enveloping fragrance that transforms any space into a dreamy garden.

Care - Watering and Fertilizing:

This plant is easy to grow, and although it is an annual, its seeds often self-sow, covering the area like a beautiful floral carpet. To ensure its prosperity, it's important to:

Watering: Lobularia Maritimum is drought-resistant, making it ideal for dry climates. Water regularly but avoid waterlogging, as it prefers well-drained soil.

Fertilizing: Provide nutrients to your Alyssum Maritimum with flowering plant fertilizers. Fertilize once a month from April to September to keep it healthy and blooming.

Adaptation to Cold and Heat:

This versatile plant is known for its adaptability to a wide range of temperatures. It's cold-resistant and can flourish even in cooler climates while also tolerating heat well. Its versatility makes it an excellent choice for gardens in diverse regions and seasons.

Diseases and Special Care:

At times, Lobularia Maritimum can be prone to diseases like rust and powdery mildew, which may arise due to excess shade or moisture. If you notice signs of disease, remove affected parts to prevent spread and consider using a fungicide as a preventive measure.

At Viveros González, we take pride in offering this charming plant that will bring beauty and fragrance to your garden. Add Lobularia Maritimum to your plant collection and relish its timeless charm!


Data sheet

Alyssum Maritimum (Lóbula Marítima)
Native to the Mediterranean region and the Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Azores).
From 10 to 30 cm in height.
White, Lodgings
End of winter until early spring.
Semi sun or sun
Moderado, no resiste al encharcamiento.
It is ideal for decoration in rockets.
Sales format
Pot of 13cms diameter
It does not resist frost.
Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.

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