Candytuft

Iberis umbellata

[iberis_umbellata]

Globe Candytuft was established in early colonial American gardens, and Bernard McMahon offered it in his 1804 broadsheet. It is a showy annual that forms dense mounds about twelve inches high, covered with flowers in early spring.

Growth Type: Annual Color(s): Purple,Pink,Cream,White Hardiness Zones: 1 - 10 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Full Sun Map it: 38.010410,-78.452987

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Blooming Dates 2001: May 21 – Jun 262002: May 13 – Jun 282003: May 23 – Jul 42004: Jun 8 – Jun 242005: May 19 – Jun 242006: Apr 13 – Jun 302007: May 29 – Jul 132008: Jun 6 – Jun 242009: May 29 – Jul 102010: May 10 – Aug 312011: Jun 7 – Jul 72013: Jun 9 – Jul 4