Scientific Name : Iberis amara
Common Name : Evergreen Candytuft
Hardiness Zone : 7a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Every two weeks
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Maintains a longer blooming time than other Iberis in the garden and mixed containers.
Idea & Tips : Prefers sunny locations and regular fertilizer.
- Extremely long-blooming variety for a longer selling window.
- No vernalization needed for flowering.
- Ideal for very early sales in the South.
- High heat tolerance.
- Tender perennial.
Protection Information : PP28,674
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
Low to moderate
50-75 ppm N when roots become visible.
Recommended after roots are established. Leave active internodes.
28-35 days after sticking
Nights: 45 to 55°F (7 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
3,000 to 5,000
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
May experience root rot diseases under poor growing conditions. Aphids
Unrooted: 10-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 16-18 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to August
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