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Empress Mixture iberis is native to the Mediterranean and will thrive perennially in moderate and warm winters.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Empress Mixture Iberis (Candytuft) Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eIberis amara\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rocket Candytuft, Wild Candytuft, Bitter Candytuft, Hyacinth Candytuft, Annual Candytuft\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual (Perennial in zones 7 – 9)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e For earliest blooming, start Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost and transplant once there are two sets of true leaves. 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Empress Mix Candytuft will thrive with shade and deadheading to prolong vigor into the long summer months. Potential insect problems include aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, whitefly, slugs and snails.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dense lilac, pink, and alpine white clusters stemmed on rich branching greens\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor earliest blooming, start Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost and transplant once there are two sets of true leaves. Empress Mix iberis seeds will germinate within 14 – 21 days with full lighting. If transplanting outside, harden off seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden, or an equally bright place indoors. Plant 3 – 4 Empress Mix iberis seeds ¼” deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil in full sun. 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Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds are an elegant and timeless grow for any garden. Empress Mixture iberis seeds grow to highlight and accent walkways, borders, fences, patios, or to invigorate any stale flower bed. Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds are hardy, compact, drought tolerant, and bloom playful ¼” lilac, pink, and alpine blossoms all season long. 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Empress Mix iberis seeds will germinate within 14 – 21 days with full lighting. 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Empress Mix Candytuft will thrive with shade and deadheading to prolong vigor into the long summer months. Potential insect problems include aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, whitefly, slugs and snails.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dense lilac, pink, and alpine white clusters stemmed on rich branching greens\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor earliest blooming, start Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost and transplant once there are two sets of true leaves. Empress Mix iberis seeds will germinate within 14 – 21 days with full lighting. If transplanting outside, harden off seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden, or an equally bright place indoors. Plant 3 – 4 Empress Mix iberis seeds ¼” deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil in full sun. Candytuft is drought tolerant but avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Empress Mixture iberis seeds are susceptible to molds, mildews, rust, leaf spots, and rot if not properly ventilated. Empress Mix Candytuft will thrive with shade and deadheading to prolong vigor into the long summer months. Potential insect problems include aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, whitefly, slugs and snails. Candytuft iberis seeds will mature in 70 – 77 days as 12 – 18” tall shrubby uprights with an 18” wide spread of densely floreted blooming clusters of lilac, pink, and alpine white.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eIberis amara\u003c\/em\u003e, or most commonly known as Rocket Candytuft or Annual Candytuft, is native to southern Europe and thrives as a perennial in the warmer Mediterranean winters similar to thyme. The genus \u003cem\u003eIberis\u003c\/em\u003e earns its name from the Iberian Peninsula of southern Europe (Spain and Portugal), where it is found to grow naturally. In the past, \u003cem\u003eIberis amara\u003c\/em\u003e had been considered an edible variety but now, however, its extremely bitter taste is a bit too heavy for the modern palate and is no longer considered treated as edible.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}
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Iberis (Candytuft) Seeds - Empress Mixture

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70 – 77 days. Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds are an elegant and timeless grow for any garden. Empress Mixture iberis seeds grow to highlight and accent walkways, borders, fences, patios, or to invigorate any stale flower bed. Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds are hardy, compact, drought tolerant, and bloom playful ¼” lilac, pink, and alpine blossoms all season long. Empress Mixture iberis is native to the Mediterranean and will thrive perennially in moderate and warm winters.

Growing Empress Mixture Iberis (Candytuft) Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Iberis amara
  • Other Names: Rocket Candytuft, Wild Candytuft, Bitter Candytuft, Hyacinth Candytuft, Annual Candytuft
  • Seed Type: Annual (Perennial in zones 7 – 9)
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: For earliest blooming, start Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost and transplant once there are two sets of true leaves. Empress Mix iberis seeds will germinate within 14 – 21 days with full lighting. If transplanting outside, harden off seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden, or an equally bright place indoors.
  • Days to Maturity: 70 – 77 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 – 9
  • Planting Depth: Plant 3 – 4 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 18”
  • Growth Habit: 12 – 18” tall shrubby upright with an 18” wide spread of densely floreted blooming clusters
  • Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Candytuft is drought tolerant but avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Empress Mixture iberis seeds are susceptible to molds, mildews, rust, leaf spots, and rot if not properly ventilated. Empress Mix Candytuft will thrive with shade and deadheading to prolong vigor into the long summer months. Potential insect problems include aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, whitefly, slugs and snails.
  • Color: Dense lilac, pink, and alpine white clusters stemmed on rich branching greens

For earliest blooming, start Empress Mixture Candytuft seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost and transplant once there are two sets of true leaves. Empress Mix iberis seeds will germinate within 14 – 21 days with full lighting. If transplanting outside, harden off seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden, or an equally bright place indoors. Plant 3 – 4 Empress Mix iberis seeds ¼” deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil in full sun. Candytuft is drought tolerant but avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage as Empress Mixture iberis seeds are susceptible to molds, mildews, rust, leaf spots, and rot if not properly ventilated. Empress Mix Candytuft will thrive with shade and deadheading to prolong vigor into the long summer months. Potential insect problems include aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, whitefly, slugs and snails. Candytuft iberis seeds will mature in 70 – 77 days as 12 – 18” tall shrubby uprights with an 18” wide spread of densely floreted blooming clusters of lilac, pink, and alpine white.

Iberis amara, or most commonly known as Rocket Candytuft or Annual Candytuft, is native to southern Europe and thrives as a perennial in the warmer Mediterranean winters similar to thyme. The genus Iberis earns its name from the Iberian Peninsula of southern Europe (Spain and Portugal), where it is found to grow naturally. In the past, Iberis amara had been considered an edible variety but now, however, its extremely bitter taste is a bit too heavy for the modern palate and is no longer considered treated as edible.

 

 

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