Candytuft (Iberis Umbellata mix) 120 seeds (#980)
About the product
An annual plant with strong branching, delicate stems and lanceolate leaves.
Tiny pink or white flowers gathered in corymbs. An ideal plant for flower beds, rock gardens and cut flowers. It grows well in any garden soil in a sunny position.
Do not grow the plants too close together. A good butterfly, moth and bee plant.
Approximately 120-150 seeds in 0.5 g packet.
Genus - Iberis
Species - Umbellata
Variety - mix
Common name - Candytuft
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,30 m
Spread - 0,15 m
Plant type - Annual
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral, alkaline (pH 6.6-8.5)
Soil type - Rich, moist
Water requirements - Average, high moisture
Landscape uses - Succeeds in poor soils and on dry walls. A very ornamental and fast-growing plant.
Bloom season - June - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pink, rose, white
Seeds are sown in early spring in most areas, but can be sown in late spring or early summer in cold climate areas.
It's best to start the seeds directly in the garden. If starting indoors, use peat or fiber pots to minimize disturbance when transplanting.
Keep moist until germination.