basket-of-gold


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bas·ket-of-gold

(băs′kĭt-əv-gōld′)
n.
A shrubby perennial European herb (Aurinia saxatilis syn. Alyssum saxatile) in the mustard family, widely grown for its grayish-green foliage and profusion of small, golden-yellow flowers.

bas′ket-of-gold′



n.
a widely cultivated alyssum, Aurinia saxatilis (or Alyssum saxatile), of the mustard family, growing in dense clumps and having clusters of small yellow flowers.
[1925–30]
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To keep basket-of-gold, candytuft, common aubretia, moss pink, rockcress, and other low-growing, spring-blooming perennials full and compact, remove spent blooms and an inch or two of growth.
To keep basket-of-gold, candytuft, common aubrieta, moss pink, rockcress, and other low-growing, spring-blooming perennials full and compact, remove spent blooms and 1 or 2 inches of growth.
Good perennial choices include basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis), common aubrieta, creeping basket-of-gold (Alyssum montanurn), English primrose (P.
Use: Combine the species listed above with rosemary and santolina; basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis) and blue and yellow bearded irises; or sword ferns and green-flowered Corsican hellebore.
They include basket-of-gold, dead nettle, diascia, evergreen candytuft, most geraniums, nepeta, rockcress, Santa Barbara daisy, and Swan River daisy.
They include basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis), dead nettle (Lamium maculatum), diascia, evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), geranium, nepeta, rockcress (Arabis), Santa Barbara daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus), Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana), and Swan River daisy (Brachycome multifida).
Plants may still have some flowers, but if you wait too long and too many seed heads form, you may not get a second flush of bloom from plants such as basket-of-gold, evergreen candytuft, and Serbian bellflower, which aren't dependable repeat bloomers.
coronaria), bleeding heart, candytuft, columbines, Oriental poppy, basket-of-gold, coral bells, sweet William, lupines, English primrose, and miniature roses.
The most widely available variety is common basket-of-gold, pictured above, with bright gold blooms.
Lamb's free catalog also lists "Silver Queen' and double basket-of-gold.
Basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis), gold; spring, early summer.