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Iberis x 'IB2401' PP #23,048

Large clusters of purple flowers dotted with tiny yellow stamens blanket the evergreen foliage in late spring. The outermost flowers are a light lavender, while the inner flowers are deeper lavender. An old time favorite - a great filler for crevices in walls or between stones of walkways; drought tolerant. Also effective as edging or a ground cover.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationeye-BEER-is sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at Maturity10-12 in. tall x 8-10 in. wide
Bloom TimeLate spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitSpreading
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Poolside, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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