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Iberis umbellata (Brassicaceae)
A robust perennial, behaving in some areas as an annual. Native to Europe, it has adapted to all regions of the United States. This low, bushy plant produces mounds of beautiful ice-white, pink or lilac flowers which last well into the summer months. Prefers a gravelly, well-drained soil in full sun. Candytuft cannot tolerate damp soil conditions or shade.
Average planting success with this species: 70%