Height: 10 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Full Sun/Partial Sun
Zones: All regions North America
Hardy annual. Candytuft germinates quickly and is in bloom within two months. This plant has glossy green leaves and the familiar cluster of snow white flowers, often tinged with pink or purple. The foliage of Candytuft is evergreen, which makes the plant attractive throughout the year.
Member of the mustard family, thus the 4 petals per flower, and its use for centuries as a seasoning. A Colonial favorite, Candytuft was always included in the herb garden as a treatment for rheumatism.
The plant is attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds
The plant is fragrant.
Sow Inside: Before the last frost.
Sow Outside: Spring/Fall
Sowing Depth: 1/16 Inch
Days to Emerge: 20 to 30