Alyssum is an old-fashioned favorite. The dainty, spreading plants are covered with clusters of small, sweetly fragrant flowers. Bees love the lavender and white blossoms. Sow Lobularia flower seed directly outdoors as edging, between stepping stones, and in rock gardens, containers, and hanging baskets. Trim to keep fresh blossoms, and to start new shoots, shake flower seed from older plants directly on the soil.
Fire Spinner Iceplant is a fast-growing groundcover ideal for tucking amid stones in a rock garden or placing as footlights along a pathway. It blooms in late spring and early summer. Deer wont eat it, and its drought-tolerant. For a splashy show of color, plant it in mass. Growing Conditions: Full sun