How to grow Aurinia saxatilis

Aurinia saxatilis growing subshrub of the genus Aurinia also known as Basket of gold, Aurinia saxatilis perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-8 as perennial or 2-11 as annual

Leaves color green to gray in spoon shape.

Aurinia saxatilis flower

Flower color yellow in cross shape.

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Requirements for Aurinia saxatilis growing and care:

Rock garden, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn / or as annual in the spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design and dead parts

Size of the plant:
10-30cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers in cross shape

Scientific name:

Aurinia saxatilis

Alternative names: Basket of gold, Goldentuft alyssum, Golden alyssum, Golden Alison, Gold-dust, Golden-tuft alyssum, Golden-tuft madwort, Rock madwort

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone