Alyssum wulfenianum 'Golden Spring' Basket of Gold



Alyssum 'Golden Spring' lights up April and May with radiant yellow flower clusters that shine against the short, gray-green foliage. It's not hard to see why this plant is often called "Basket of Gold".

A hardy plant, Alyssum 'Golden Spring' can tolerate cold winters and hot summers. It thrives in full sun and must have well-draining soil, especially in winter. It is evergreen and clump-forming. As a bonus, 'Golden Spring' is deer-resistant and tolerant of coastal conditions.

Try Alyssum 'Golden Spring' Basket of Gold in rock gardens, borders, or containers for a beautiful pop of yellow!


  • Common Names: Basket of Gold
  • Zones: 4-8
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-Draining Soil
  • Height at Maturity: 8 inches
  • Width at Maturity: 14 inches
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info


All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.