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Iberis sempervirens 'Little Gem'
Common Name: Candy Tuft Family: Brassicaceae (The Mustard Family)

Iberis sempervirens 'Little Gem'
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Great little evergreen edger providing that finish to the side of a path or rockery, and pristine white flowers in the spring. A more compact form than the species, and somewhar tidier. Drought tolerant once established.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Rocky places and mountain scree slopes.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Lithodora diffusa "'Grace Ward'"
Allium karataviense "'Ivory Queen'"
Sedum "'Purple Emperor'"

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