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Candytuft

Botanical Name
Iberis sempervirens
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
24 inches
Flowers
Spring: white
Light
Full sun (better flowers) to part shade
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Divide in spring or fall
  • Cut back to 2 inches after flowering to promote growth and prevent opening of center
  • Provide winter protection to foliage in colder climates
Problems
Club root
Varieties
  • Alexander's White - dense, 8-10"
  • Purity - abundant very white flowers, 8"
  • Snowmantle - 8", compact

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