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Candytuft

Iberis sempervirens

Also known as

Perennial Candytuft, Edging Candytuft, Evergreen Candytuft

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Candytuft Overview

This is an evergreen perennial which will form a low and compact mat of dark green leaves. The flowers are held in dense clusters of white blooms which will appear in late spring. It is easy to grow, the soil should be slightly alkaline and well drained.

Common problems with Candytuft

How to propagate Candytuft

Cuttings

Propagation is by seeds in the spring, sub-shrubs and shrubs by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Special features of Candytuft

Ground cover

Other uses of Candytuft

Edging, border, rock garden, ground cover, walls, banks.

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