Herb: Candytuft


Latin name: Iberis umbellata


Family: Cruciferae



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
May to
September

Habitat of Candytuft:

Bushy and rocky places on calcareous soils.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in situ for summer flowering or late summer in situ for a spring flowering. The seed germinates within 3 weeks.

Cultivation of Candytuft:

Bushy and rocky places on calcareous soils.

Medicinal use of the herb:

None known

Known hazards of Iberis umbellata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.