Iberis umbellata 'Dwarf Fairyland Mixed'
Candytuft 'Dwarf Fairyland Mixed'
Iberis umbellata 'Dwarf Fairyland Mixed' (Candytuft) is a very easy to grow, low compact plant that comes into flower quickly from seed. The colours of Candytuft Dwarf Fairyland Mixed radiate through lilac, silver, pink, maroon, carmine and white and after flowering leave behind exquisite seed heads- just right for everlasting flower arrangements.
|Botanical name||Iberis umbellata|
|Common name||Candytuft 'Dwarf Fairyland Mixed'|
|Flower colour||White, Pink, Purple|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds in spring outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow seeds 3mm (1/8in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Germination usually takes approximately 21 days. Seeds can also be sown outdoors in early autumn for overwintering and earlier flowering. When large enough to handle thin out to 15cm (6in) apart. They prefer a sunny open site and well drained soil, but will grow in most sites and soils.|