Scientific Name : Iberis sempervirens
Common Name : Evergreen Candytuft
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Perennial Candytuft is a bright spot in the early Spring garden.
Large white flowers cover the tidy, mounded plants and provide many weeks of flowering enjoyment.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun where possible.
Prefers well-drained soil.
: The largest flowers of any compact Iberis!
- Plants flower uniformly and branch freely.
- Well-recognized by gardeners and will attract their attention in the garden center.
- Selected for its mid-season flowering and excellent branching.
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PPAF
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.8 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
300 ppm IBA
Low to moderate
100 ppm N starting at Day 10
Yes, pinch after 4 weeks. Can be double pinched in the liner stage for even greater branching.
42-49 days after sticking depending on number of pinches
3,000 to 5,000
Day length neutral
Low to moderate.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Only if pinching not done in the liner stage.
Not typically needed
Not particularly sensitive
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