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Candytuft, Evergreen Candytuft
Scientific Name: Iberis sempervirens L.
Family: Brassicaceae
Candytuft, Evergreen Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
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Iberis sempervirens 'Snowflake'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones as annual
USDA: 4-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern Europe

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, woody with age, 6 to 1 foot tall (15-30 cm), 10 to 16 inches wide (25-40 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, softwood cuttings, divisions

Candytuft, Evergreen Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)

Cultural Practices:
Plant in late fall, early winter for winter blossom in warm areas.

Blooming Habits:
The candytuft has small, pure white flowers in compact corymbs, in the spring. The flowers sometimes acquire a pinkish tinge when they get older. Iberis can be kept in light shade but produces much less flowers. Shear the plants after they finish blooming to keep them compact.

Propagation:
The seeds germinates in two to three weeks. Named varieties are propagated by cuttings.

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