Definition of Sweet alyssum

1. Noun. Perennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers; widely grown in gardens.

Exact synonyms: Lobularia Maritima, Sweet Alison
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Lobularia, Lobularia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Alyssum

sweet-smelling
sweet-talk
sweet-william
sweet FA
sweet F A
sweet Fanny Adams
sweet Jesus
sweet Mary
sweet Mary mother of God
sweet William
sweet acacia
sweet action
sweet alison
sweet almond
sweet almond oil
sweet alyssum (current term)
sweet as a nut
sweet as pie
sweet balm
sweet basil
sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye
sweet calabash
sweet calamus
sweet cheeks
sweet cherry

Literary usage of Sweet alyssum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... sweet alyssum, chrysanthemums, stock, candytuft, verbenas, and marigolds are not uncommon where any attempt is made to grow flowers. ..."

2. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Six annuals for very cold climates: Alyssum, Sweet, Alyssum maritimum. Clarkia elegans. Marigold, Tagetes spp. Pea, Sweet, Lathyrus odoratus. ..."

3. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1876)
"sweet alyssum. THE pretty little well-known flower called sweet alyssum has had a hard time of it with botanists. First it was Alyssum, ..."

4. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1873)
"sweet alyssum. THE pretty little well-known flower called sweet alyssum has had a hard time of it with botanists. First it was Alyssum, ..."

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