General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Common Candytuft
  • Globe Candytuft
  • Candytuft

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Location: Killeen,Tx
Date: 2022-05-11
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: June 11, 2022
Common candytuft #59 nn & #6 fg; LHB p. 441, 83-9-2, "Iberia, anc
Location: Canada
Location: In the Wild. Pratorondanino, Genova
Date: 2009-05-26
Author--Hectonichus, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0
Photo by sedumzz
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: May 10, 2022
Common candytuft #59 nn & #6 fg; LHB p. 441, 83-9-2, "Iberia, anc
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2008-05-26
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-06-22
 2:14 pm. An Annual, which happily self-seeded itself for another
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Photo by sedumzz

Date: 2020-04-18
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: June 11, 2022
Common candytuft #59 nn & #6 fg; LHB p. 441, 83-9-2, "Iberia, anc
Photo by sedumzz
Location: Brownstown Pennsylvania
Date: 2018-06-16
From Ernst Seed mix- 2nd year
Location: Brownstown Pennsylvania
Date: 2018-06-16
Natural color, not enhanced from Ernst Seed Mix 2nd yr
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-06-26
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-05-01
Location: Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui
photo by Forest & Kim Starr

Date: 2010-07-01
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-06-30
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Comments:
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 12, 2012 9:23 AM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.
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