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Iberis gibraltarica Lavish

Scientific Name : Iberis gibraltarica
Common Name : Evergreen Candytuft
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Every two weeks
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Enjoy the deep lavender color and longer bloom time.
Idea & Tips : Prefers sunny locations and regular fertilizer.
Grower Information
  • Long bloom time, with deep lavender flowers.
  • Requires no vernalization for flowering.
  • Great in mixed containers.
  • Tender perennial.
'Lavish'
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Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Low to moderate
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N when roots become visible.
      Pinching:
      Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
      Transplanting:
      28-35 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 45 to 55°F (7 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      3,000 to 5,000
      Vernalization:
      Yes
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Recommended
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Aphids
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 10-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 16-18 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      April to August

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