PINK CANDYTUFT Iberis umbellata

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This Iberis is a stunning pink-flowered version of the generally-white Candytuft! As an ornamental plant it is a spring-blooming favorite, often seen cascading over rocks and walls, or used as groundcover. The glossy evergreen foliage forms a billowing mound, with many fragrant flowers for several weeks during spring and early summer.

This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Type: Annual, blooms first year from seed

Height: 20-30cm (8-10")

Location: Sun or part shade

Seeds per pack: 10

Germination: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination: 21-30°C (70-85°F). Use peat or coir pots and bottom heat. Only cover seed by a couple of millimetres (1/8″) of soil. Transplant out after last frost at 15-30cm (6-12″) apart. Seeds should germinate in 10-20 days. 

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