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Candy Tuft

Iberis sempervirens 'Pink Ice TM' PP23,854

Glossy evergreen foliage forms a perfect mound to showcase masses of pink flowers.

Candytuft is a spring-blooming favourite, often seen cascading over rocks and walls, or used as a groundcover. The glossy, evergreen foliage forms a perfect mound. This improved selection produces narrow, green leaves and masses of flat clusters of large, pink flowers with small dark-pink centres, spring through fall. Thrives in poor soil, is drought tolerant once established and attracts butterflies. Excellent for the border and in containers. Prefers a well-drained site, so avoid heavy clay soils.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid spring, Blooms late spring to fall

Mature Height:

6-8 In

Hardiness Zone:

5-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 55-65°F in medium-high light. Water management is key, keep evenly moist. Provide good air circulation and keep leaves dry to avoid disease. Once actively growing drop to day temp to 55° F. Advise 50% shade in late spring through summer.

Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow when planted in well-drained soil in full sun.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.