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First Flush™ Lavender Candytuft

Iberis sempervirens

SKU
44994
This compact, mounding perennial has an exceptionally long bloom season, with light purple flower sprays continuing from early spring into fall. Lovely tucked into perennial borders or edging a path, or allow to slowly spread over the edge of containers or walls. Evergreen.
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5-9

Good to grow! 5

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationi-BE-ris sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide, slowly spreading
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureCompact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsThrift (Armeria), Cranesbill (Geranium), Lithodora (Lithodora); Pinks (Dianthus); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area. Blooms best in full sun.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!