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Zone calgary, alberta, canada | meweber@telus.net added on August 26, 2016 | Answered

Are there different types of alyssum? Mine seem to grow wild and bushy instead of low and small.

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Answered on August 28, 2016

Yes, there are different varieties of alyssum, and some have a tendency to grow taller than others. This site has a good overview of different varieties:


There are also closely related species in the Alyssum genus, but these are less commonly grown in gardens.

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