Also known as
Annual Candytuft, Bitter Candytuft, Rocket Candytuft, Wild candytuft
This is an upright bushy hardy annual with fragrant flowering clusters which are available in various colours. They will grow quickly in an average to moderately rich soil; they will prefer full sun and well drained soil. You should remove the faded flowers to encourage further blooming. It will not tolerate extreme heat or humidity very well.
Common problems with Candytuft
How to propagate Candytuft
Propagation is by seeds in the spring, sub-shrubs and shrubs by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Candytuft
Walls, rock garden, ground cover, ornamental, border, edging, rock garden, fragrance