Candytuft Gibraltar Iberis Gibraltarica is a compact, evergreen perennial shrub that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. Candytuft Gibraltar seeds can be started directly outdoors in spring. Iberis Gibraltarica is a low-growing, spreading ground cover plant with a dense foliage and flat clusters of of small, lavender-pink flowers. Candytuft Gibraltar starts to bloom in spring and blooms profusely all summer long. The whole plant is covered by massive fragrant blossoms that attract butterfly and bees.
Candytuft Gibraltar is one of the best plants for rock gardens, borders, paths or walkways and as a cascading flower for growing over walls. Iberis Gibraltarica seeds need light to germinate, so they cannot be planted deeper than 1/16 inch. Candytuft Gibraltar grows best in full sun and well drained soil, but this perennial. plant can tolerate much less than perfect conditions, so it is suitable for planting in problem areas.
Height: 8-12 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-6.8
USDA Zones: 5-9
Sow Indoors: Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/16 inch
Germination Time: 21-28 Days