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Growth habit in full bloom

'Compacta' Basket-of-Gold
Aurinia saxatilis 'Compacta'

Brassicaceae

Low-growing gray-green lanceolate foliage gives way to a plethora of bright yellow racemes of small, often fragrant flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump

Plant Use: Front of border, in rock gardens, cascading over low walls.

Propagation:
seed
division
stem cuttings
Light Requirement: full sun

Flower Color:
yellow
Bloom Period:
mid-spring
late spring
Height: Minimum: 8 inches      Maximum: 12 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 18 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Plant with tulips, Aubretia, violas, or candytufts. Cut back after flowering.


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