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Candytuft

English Name

Iberis Umbellata

Scientific Name

Description

Iberis is one of the most tolerant of all annuals. This quick growing plant, produces clusters of fragrant white, pink or red flowers. The blooms may be numerous enough to completely cover the lance-shaped leaves. It is highly attractive to beneficial insects.

Minimum: 7 days

Germination Period

8" - 1'

Height (feet/inches)

Annual

Life Cycle

Flower

Type

Summer

Season

Yes

Fragrance

Colors

Propagation

Sow seeds in September or February/March where they are to flower.

Cultivation

Thrives best in full sun.

Soil

Any well-drained garden soil will do.



Did you know?

Scientists were able to revive a flowering plant from the fossilized fruit found in the stomach of an Arctic ground squirrel who was trapped in ice around 32,000 years ago.