Candytuft is a plant which belongs to the Iberis genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (umbellata) means 'with umbels'.Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Ghost white. The mature flowers are of a clustered form. Leaves appear approximately as a Office green colour. It is a flower and is treated mainly as an annual/perennial, so it can grow either as a single season or multiple season plant. Normally grows with a ground covering habit. Popular varieties of Candytuft with home gardeners are Dwarf Fairy Mix, Alexander's White, Giant White Hyacinth, White snow, and Flash.
As Candytuft is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Candytuft so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Candytuft so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Candytuft plants:
Iberis umbellata L.