Iberis sempervirens description
White flowers on a dense, low carpet in the spring.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, rockery, tub, or raised bed.
It is easy provided that the soil is well drained.
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Common name: Candytuft.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 100 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 1 plant per square metre.
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