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Botanical Name: Aurina saxatilis
Common Name(s): Gold Dust, Basket-of-gold
Categories: Ground Covers and Perennials
A shrubby perennial with silver-grey foliage and scented, golden-yellow flowers in spring and early summer. An excellent foreground plant. Cut back heavily in autumn to ensure compact spring growth. Needs well-fed soil and a cool climate. Also known as Alyssum saxatilis.
Synonym: Alyssum saxatile
Botanical Pronunciation: aw-RIN-ee-uh sacks-AT-ih-liss
Scented, golden-yellow flowers.
A shrubby perennial with silver-grey foliage.
Also known as Alyssum saxatilis.
Cut back heavily in autumn to ensure compact spring growth.
Uses in landscape design
An excellent foreground plant.