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Iberis Candytuft 140MM

Iberis ‘Candytuft’ – 140MM

I am Candytuff. My family originated from Southern Europe

Botanic Name: Iberis sempervirens

Trailing – Brilliant white blooms

I am a low spreading subshrub with narrow, spoon-shaped leaves and rounded heads of small bright white flowers in spring and summer.

Easy care, low maintenance and long lived my long flowering period make me a useful inclusion in a wide variety of garden styles. Plant me in drifts to great effect.

In mixed plantings with spring flowering bulbs I will take over when the bulbs begin to fade providing continuity of display.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 0.25m Width: 0.9m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 0.25m Width: 0.25m)
Keep me moist in warm weather
Borders & Groundcover
I am happy in most soils but prefer soils that are well drained
I am popular and will make you happy because…
My compact and cheery habit makes me a good choice for borders, rockeries and many garden styles
I am just as happy in large pots and containers as I am planted out in the garden
My low spreading habit sees me perform well in hanging baskets or at the edge of retaining walls

    Plant me:

  • in pots and other containers
  • in hanging baskets
  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • to be cut flowers to be enjoyed indoors

Tips for success…

Removing spent blooms will encourage repeat flowering. Cut me back early spring to maintain my good form
Plant me 60cm apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Brassicaceae
Other names:

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What is the Small Spaces™ Collection

No matter how Narrow & Small your modern urban space is, you can create a lush & colourful garden or courtyard.

Combine the habits of Upright, Mounding & Trailing for easy colourful arrangements in pots, containers or garden beds.

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

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Upright - Mounding - Trailing

A simple recipe to create professional-looking plants and garden designs

By having the plants divided in the three types, Upright, Mounding or Trailing, we remove the intimidation factor to create your own gardening designs.

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Upright plants

Also called thrillers, are the big, bold focal point, the centerpiece plant for your design. This plant provides an eye-catching vertical element.

You first select your Upright plant, which usually will be the tallest plants, and the starting point of your design.
Then, when is time to plant, the Upright plant goes in the center if your pot that will be viewed from all sides.
You planted in the back of a pot, or the back of a garden bed, depending on your focal point.

A great upright choice is tall ornamental grasses such as purple fountain grass or liriopes. You can find them under our Mighty Tuff® collection. Or you can use anigozanthos from our Nature's Nectar®.
Small Spaces offers a collection of flowering plants ideal to use as thrillers, such are Cannas, Alstroemerias, Mandevilleas or you can even use some dwarf pittosporums

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Mounding plants

Also called fillers, are mid-size, mounding, or rounded plants that surround and complement but not overwhelm the upright plant and fill the space in the planter or garden. You can use one filler or opt for two or three different plants in your container or garden design. Pick colours that complement your Upright Plant, or different textures, like a round-leaved mounding plant with a spiky Upright plant.

Often, they help by hiding the bare knees, the less interesting stems or stalks of the Upright plants

The difficult part is selecting the plant from so many choices, but a few suggestions include: cupheas, salvias, scaevolas, pelargoniums, etc.

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Trailing plants

Also called spillers, are splashy plants that cascade and tumble over the sides of containers or cascaiding down a wall .

Even though the main rule of this plants is to sprawl over the side of the pots, sometimes it's fun to unify a composition by training a few tendrils of a Trailing plant to climb into and through both the Mounding and Upright plants.

You can use some of this varieties as Trailing plants: ajugas, campanulas, lotus Red Flash, lobelias, Veronica Oxford Blue, etc.

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