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Candytuft Seeds - Empress

Candytuft Seeds - Empress

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 ($6.57/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • This dignified and dependable bloomer is a must grow
  • Excellent ground cover of smaller blooms
  • Fragrant Blooms; Excellent for Pollinators
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Mounding
Plant Height 10 to 16 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Edible, Extended Bloom Time, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Candytuft Seeds - Empress

Iberis amara

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Hard to find Candytuft variety, Empress is a beautiful white Candytuft. Candytuft is a versatile flower garden favorite that provides a lovely textural bloom in a creamy white. In addition to its aesthetic quality Candytuft also provides a pleasant fragrance that attracts birds, bees, butterflies - and humans!

Planting Information

Planting Candytuft Seeds - Empress

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Plant Height 10 to 16 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 Days
View our Candytuft Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 159 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 11,300 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 45,200 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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