Does snow cone candytuft spread?

Does snow cone candytuft spread?

Planting & Growing Snow Cone™ Candytuft will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 inches.

How do you take care of a snow cone in candytuft?

Candytuft care involves planting in well draining, alkaline soil in a sunny location as the candytuft plant won’t grow in shade or overly damp soil. Acidic soil may need amendments such as lime to produce the candytuft plant.

Does candytuft come back every year?

Candytuft is an evergreen perennial that gets its name from the fragrant umbels of blossoms that cover it from late spring to early summer, so much so that the foliage is sometimes obscured.

Is snow cone candytuft deer resistant?

Candytuft is drought tolerant, moderately salt-tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant. It prefers sun to light shade tolerates a range of soil types provided there is good drainage.

Does candytuft like full sun?

Culture. Iberis have a moderate growth rate and prefer full sun (greater than 6 hours of direct sunlight) but will tolerate partial shade. Iberis prefer moist to slightly dry conditions but do not tolerate excessive moisture.

Do agapanthus cause allergies?

The succulent leaves and the bulb of Agapanthus are toxic and cause skin irritation and mouth ulcerations. All are dangerously poisonous. Sap causing severe swelling on contact with the throat or mouth.

What kind of flower is a snow cone?

Variety or Cultivar. ‘Snow Cone’ _ ‘Snow Cone’ is a compact, spreading, evergreen subshrub or perennial with linear, dark green leaves and dense, rounded clusters of pure white flowers from early to late spring.

What to do with candytuft in the winter?

The plant has dark green foliage that retains its color throughout the winter. For best effect, plant candytuft in drifts or clumps that slowly spread through the garden. Candytuft is also prized by butterflies and other pollinators.

What’s the difference between a snow cone and a snowflake?

The variety we sell is ‘Snow Cone’, which is virtually identical to ‘Snowflake’ except it is fuller and slightly shorter . This plant is available for 25% off in our White Sunny Mix package. Its common name (Candytuft) is not named for candy, but for Candia.

Are there any problems with a candytuft plant?

Candytufts are deer-resistant perennials and are also rabbit-proof. In fact, this plant is mainly free of pests and most disease problems, although root rot can be an issue if they are planted in boggy soil.

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