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Week 22 – May 27, 2024

Plant Information

Iberis Summer Snowdrift

  • Iberis Summer Snowdrift - Bloom
  • Iberis Summer Snowdrift - Landscape

Colorado State University Outstanding Plants

Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Iberis hybrid

Common Name: Candytuft

Hardiness Zone: 6b - 9a

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This beautiful Summer Candytuft is a short-lived perennial plant in the South and wonderful addition to the annual garden in the North.
It will bloom from mid-Spring until late-Summer, requiring very little care.

Grower Information:

Pure white flowers have an extremely long flowering window for a longer selling season.

  • No vernalization needed for flowering.
  • Extend the Iberis selling window in the South.
  • Use as an alternative to Lobularia in mixed containers.
  • High heat tolerance.
  • Tender perennial in the South, great annual in the North.

'Summer Snowdrift'

Protection Information: EU PBR56799; PP30,713

(Flowering Only License)