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Lilac Candytuff

Botanical name: Iberis compacta
Family: Brassicaceae
Plant type: Evergreen perennial.
Size (HxW): 30-40cm x 40cm
Depth and spacing: Plant at the same level as in the pot with the roots spread evenly below the soil surface. Plant 40cm apart.
Watering: Requires occasional watering if rainfall is low.
Frost tolerance: Hardy
Flowering time: Summer till autumn.
Planting time: Spring is ideal.
Soil: Well drained, humus rich is ideal.
Climate: Cool to Temperate.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade.
Fertilizer: Apply a well-balanced fertilizer in spring.
After flowering care: Cut off spent flowers and dying foliage.

Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
Keywords: Lilac Candytuff, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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