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botanical name:
Iberis sempervirens 'Schneeflocke'
Iberis sempervirens 'Schneeflocke' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Candytuft
synonyms:  Iberis sempervirens 'Snowflake'
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Spreading, mound forming evergreen sub-shrub producing dense racemes of pure white flowers in late spring and early summer. Dark green foliage.

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.

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