Allysum Basket of Gold

Aurinia saxatilis

Allysum Basket of Gold
Allysum Basket of Gold Allysum Basket of Gold Allysum Basket of Gold Allysum Basket of Gold

This special dwarf variety of Basket of Gold is tight, compact, and very attractive. Light to golden yellow flowers in spring. Combine with red tulips, blue phlox, and candytuft for a wonderful early spring color display. Excellent in rock gardens, the front of the border, and as a ground cover. Looks incredible cascading down walls. Drought tolerant, suitable for xeriscaping.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Evergreen Silver/Gray

Plant Spread

12 in.

Plant Height

6 in.

Hardness Zone


Good Companions

This plant is wonderful with blue spring bulbs such as dwarf iris. Under plant with Tulips for early spring color.

Characteristics & Attributes


Rock gardens
Front of the border
Drought tolerant
Ground cover

Bloom Time

Late spring/early summer

Critter Resistance


Full sun to light shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

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