Flowers - Candytuft, Fairy Dwarf Mix

$299 USD

The Fairy Dwarf Candytuft Mix (Iberis umbellata) is a drought-tolerant, low-lying annual with sweet, delicate flowers in an array of white, rose, lavender, and red. Loves full sun, but will tolerate partial shade. Good for ground cover, cottage gardens, or containers.

  • Life cycle: Annual
  • Bloom season: Spring, summer
  • Attracts: Bees, butterflies, moths, and other pollinators
  • Flower meaning: Beauty, indifference, joy, sweetness, vitality


  • Botanical name: Iberis umbellata
  • Hardiness zones: 3-9
  • Planting season: Spring, fall
  • Days to maturity: 55-70 days
  • Cold stratify: No
  • Depth to plant seeds: Lightly cover - seeds need light to germinate
  • Spacing between plants: 8"-12" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 20-30 days
  • Germination soil temps: 70F-80F
  • Soil types: Sandy, loamy, dry, well-drained
  • Soil pH: 6.0-8.0
  • Water needs: Average
  • Sun needs: Full sun, part shade
  • Frost tolerant: No
  • Drought tolerant: Yes
  • Deer resistant: No

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