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Candytuft

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: 
Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2, Zone 1
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
2001 May 21 to 2001 Jun 262002 May 13 to 2002 Jun 282003 May 23 to 2003 Jul 42004 Jun 8 to 2004 Jun 242005 May 19 to 2005 Jun 242006 Apr 13 to 2006 Jun 302007 May 29 to 2007 Jul 132008 Jun 6 to 2008 Jun 242009 May 29 to 2009 Jul 102010 May 10 to 2010 Aug 312011 Jun 7 to 2011 Jul 72013 Jun 9 to 2013 Jul 42014 Jun 4 to 2014 Jul 10
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