Candytuft - Dwarf Fairy Mixed
This is a very easy to grow, low compact plant that comes into flower quickly from seed. The colours of candytuft dwarf fairyland mixed radiate through lilac, silver, pink , maroon, carmine and white and after flowering leave behind exquisite seed heads, just right for everlasting flower arrangements.
Sow seeds in spring outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow seeds 3mm deep in rows 30cm apart. Germination usually takes approximately 21 days. Seeds can also be sown outdoors in early autumn for overwintering and earlier flowering. When large enough to handle thin out to 15cm apart. They prefer a sunny open site and well-drained soil, but will grow in most sites and soils.