Candytuft Perennial Evergreen White Iberis Sempervirens is a hardy perennial ground cover. Candytuft seeds cannot be exposed to a direct sunlight, so it is recommended to cover them slightly with soil. Iberis Sempervirens is a compact, mound-forming, semi-woody plant with evergreen foliage and striking clusters of of small snow-white flowers. Perennial Candytuft is a spring-blooming favorite, and its bloom period continues into early summer. The showy, fragrant flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Candytuft Perennial Evergreen White is an amazing, low-growing ground cover plant. Candytuft Sempervirens looks terrific in rock gardens where it cascades over rocks and walls. Iberis Sempervirens seeds germinate in 3-4 weeks depending on conditions, and for best flowering Perennial Candytuft needs to be grown in full sun or partial shade and well drained soil, but the plant will grow quite well in virtually any soil. Once established Evergreen Candytuft is drought and heat tolerant.
Height: 10 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7.5
USDA Zones: 3-9
Sow Indoors: Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/16 inch
Germination Time: 21-28 Days