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Growth habit in full bloom.

'Sweetheart' Candytuft
Iberis aurosica 'Sweetheart'

Brassicaceae

Foliage is dark green, narrow and linear growing on short stems forming small cushions. Tiny flowers borne on corymbs change from pink to lavender/lilac.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump

Plant Use: In the front of beds and borders, in rock gardens.

Propagation:
seed
stem cuttings
Light Requirement: full sun

Flower Color:
lavender
pink
Bloom Period:
late spring
early summer
Height: Minimum: 6 inches      Maximum: 8 inches

Width: Minimum: 10 inches     Maximum: 12 inches

Foliage Texture: fine

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Floriferous, short-lived, but worth trying.


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