A COMPACT BLOOMING BOSS GROWN IN GROUND OR IN A CONTAINER
- Enjoy pure white blooms from March through May
- Dark leathery green foliage makes the perfect backdrop for seasonal blooms
- Tolerant of drought, and generally disease free
- Purity Candytuft is attractive to butterflies and other pollinators
- Can be utilized in containers, themed gardens, and borders or hedges
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- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Mature Height: 12-18" tall
- Mature Width: 12-16" wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Part Sun
- Spacing: 12-18" apart
Why plant Purity Candytuft?
Have you been struggling to fill a small colorless spot in your garden and not sure what to do? Fill that space with the compact beauty of the Purity Candytuft! Depending on location, the Purity Candytuft can be either evergreen or perennial. Growing 12-18” tall and about 12-16” wide proves just how compact this plant can be. Dark green, leathery foliage sets the stage for bright pure white blooms that grace landscapes from March till May. These blooms often attract butterflies for pollination, which will benefit your local environment and add a delicate flow to your garden! Once the blooms have matured, they can sometimes age into a light pink hue, which adds another dimension to the visual bliss this perennial can provide. Minimal maintenance, adaptable to soil and light conditions, and capable of growing in ground or via container, makes this little guy super easy to grow with endless displaying possibilities!
How to use Purity Candytuft in the landscape?
Depending on the climate you live in, the Purity Candytuft can be either evergreen or perennial. Planted in the ground or grown in containers the addition of color to your home and landscape is as easy as can be. The Purity Candytuft provides a low-growing spreading habit that looks wonderful when planted in borders, themed gardens, or left to grow on its own making a lovely ground cover the choices are endless.
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
How To Plant Purity Candytuft
Easy to grow and care for should be the motto for the Purity Candytuft! A simple perennial that enjoys locations that provide moist well-draining soils, including the adaptability to thrive in either acidic, alkaline, or neutral soils. Along with drought the Purity Candytuft is also tolerant to deer and rabbits allowing this beauty to go undisturbed in the garden. You should look for a location that offers full sun, however these perennials are capable of living in areas that provide partial shade. Simple pruning to maintain shape and promote better growth may be done in early spring or if you are looking to attempt to achieve a second blooming once the blooms are spent.
How To Water
Although the Purity Candytuft does provide some drought tolerance once established we recommend maintaining a watering schedule as to not hinder the growth of your perennial. When first planted we recommend watering a minimum of twice a week until established. Once established you may reduce the amount of watering done, however always make sure to check the soil and water when necessary. Keep an eye on local weather conditions and water during periods of inclement weather such as high heat and or drought.
How To Fertilize
The Purity Candytuft is not a heavy feeder, however promoting the health and blooming of your perennial can simply be achieved by fertilizing in spring. This process is simple. Start by adding fertilizer to the planting site, this will initiate the first feeding your plant will receive. Apply your fertilizer once a year in spring before the push of new growth to continue a long, healthy, and happy life.
How To Prune
Once you have had some time to enjoy your Purity Candytuft we should take a look at the methods of maintaining this perennial. The process of pruning is simple enough. When the Purity Candytuft blooms come to an end you may remove about one-third of the foliage, this will promote new growth and possibly grant you with more blooms as the season progresses. Without pruning there is a risk you will lose the compact shape the Purity Candytuft provides, simply sheer also after the blooms of the season as to not interfere with the aesthetic this perennial brings to your garden.
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