Fill your winter garden with scent, colour and silhouette! Don’t let the garden go bare and dormant over the cold months. These winter-flowering plants will brighten up your pots and flower borders. Heather Winter-flowering heather is a brilliant plant for low-growing texture. It also looks fantastic in pots.
Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders. Alyssum grows 6-12 inches tall and thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. In warmer regions this plant can be short lived, so replant every year or two. You can grow perennial alyssum from seeds or nursery transplants. Botanic Name: Aurinia saxatilis Zones: 4-7 Light: Full sun