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common name: Candytuft
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Spreading evergreen sub-shrub normally treated as an alpine or rockery plant. Dark green foliage is covered by rounded white flowerheads in late spring.
Moist but well drained, poor to moderately fertile, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun.
Trim lightly after flowering.
Rock gardens, alpine or raised beds.
pronounced: iy-BEER-is sem-per-VIY-renz