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Iberis sempervirens
Evergreen Candytuft

Candytuft, spectacular when in pure-white Spring flower, should be sheared back by one-third after flowering, to accomplish dead-heading and to promote compactness of the perennial while stimulating a new flush of growth. This will also discourage the splitting apart of the center on mature plants, as is beginning to happen here. Under careful annual maintenance, this evergreen perennial can become a non-traditional groundcover.



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