- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 6 - 8 Inches
- Mature Spread 6 - 8 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
This old fashioned perennial has been given a reboot. Few plants can live up to all of the qualities that this tough perennial has. Small, white, dainty blossoms appear on 6 to 12 inch tall and 12 to 18 inch wide plants in May and burst into a full blown snowstorm of white in June on a tough plant that is anything but fragile. Snowsurfer Candytuft is built for anything that nature can throw at it!
An evergreen perennial with a tidy, mounding habit. Low maintenance, disease resistant, deer and rabbit resistant, and drought tolerant. It would do well in a rock garden, as a perennial border planting, mass planting, groundcover and in a pot or container of at least 24 inches in height and width. Winter hardy in zones 4 to 8.
Snowsurfer Forte Candytuft Care
Does best in full sun but can take partial shade. It is tolerant of a wide range of soil types as long as they are moist, but well-drained. It should be watered frequently in hot weather.
Candytuft can be sheared after flowering in spring to encourage it to bloom again in late summer. The entire plant may be cut back to the ground every other year to prevent it from becoming tall and spindly.
Snowsurfer Forte Candytuft Spacing
For optimum growth this perennial should be planted approximately 16 inches apart when grown en masse in the perennial garden, as a border planting or in groups in a pot or container.
Snowsurfer Forte Candytuft Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 6 - 8 Inches
|Mature Spread: 8 - 10 Inches
|Spacing: 8 - 10 Inches
|Flower Color(s): White
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Wildlife Gardens
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
|Common Name: Snowsurfer™ 'Forte' Candytuft
|Scientific Name: IBERIS SEMPERVIRENS `SNOWSURFER`
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.