Sweet Alison Carpet of Snow (Lobularia maritima) grows only a few inches high but spreads as much as a foot in diameter. The tiny flowers are closely packed around small racemes that grow upward as lower flowers fade.
Blooms tend to have a strong sweet fragrance.
Sweet Alyssum grows as an annual and is a flower / ornamental. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year.
Normally growing to a mature height of 14.0 cm (5.46 inches), Sweet Alyssum grows with a ground-cover habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid summer, followed by first harvests in mid summer.