Sweet Alyssum – Lobularia maritima Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima, lob-u-LA-ree-a ma-RIT-i-ma Decorative Life: Flowers from early summer to fall. Flower Color: Pink, Purple, White Availability: Spring, Summer Harvest Instructions: Plugs can be stored for 5 weeks in the dark (6 weeks in light) at 36F and subsequently grown into very acceptable plants and/or flowers. Tidbits: The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology list this species as an allergy-safe pollen producing plant. Named from the Latin “lobus”, referring to the small fruit.