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candytuft,

any plant of the genus Iberis of the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustardmustard,
common name for the Cruciferae, or Brassicaceae, a large family chiefly of herbs of north temperate regions. The easily distinguished flowers of the Cruciferae have four petals arranged diagonally ("cruciform") and alternating with the four sepals.
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 family), low-growing plants of the Old World. A number of half-hardy annuals and evergreen perennials are cultivated—chiefly in borders and rock gardens—for the flat-topped or elongated clusters of flowers of various colors. Candytufts are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Capparales (or Brassicales), family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae).

candytuft

either of two species of Iberis grown as annual garden plants for their umbels ("tufts") of white, red, or purplish flowers
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One herbal combination formula that has been studied in IBS contains the bitter candytuft lberis amara); a cholagogue (celandine [Chelidonium majus] leaf and flower); carminatives (caraway [Carum carvi], peppermint [Mentha piperita], chamomile [Matricaria recutita]); an antiinflammatory (licorice [Glycyrrhiza spp.
One herbal combination formula that has been studied in IBS contains the bitter candytuft (Iberis amara), a cholagogue (celandine [Chelidonium majus]) leaf and flower, carminatives (caraway [Carum carvi], peppermint [Mentha piperita], chamomile [Matricaria recutita] ): an anti-inflammatory (licorice [Glycyrrhiza spp.
Open it, resize it, select it, and move it to go between the 2 patches of candytuft (figure 4-16).
They were randomized to one of three treatments--placebo, bitter candytuft, or a five-herb formula of chamomile flower, peppermint leaf, caraway fruit, licorice root, and lemon balm leaves.
He pointed to the herbs, already in place and growing nicely, and the rose bushes, and the candytuft.
nOffer C: Beds and Borders - clarkia choice double, alyssum carpet of snow, aster colour carpet, dahlia coltness hybrids, eschscholzia single mixed and candytuft fairy mixed.
Herbaceous perennials such as: Ameria, Seathrift (Armeriac maritima) Astilbe (Astilbe x aredsli) Basket of Gold (can also be used as a ground cover) Aurinia saxatillis Campanula (Campanula tomentosum) Snow in Summer (Cerastlum tomentosum) Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) Cottage (and other) Pinks (Dianthus species) Coral Bell (Heucheria sanguinia) Candytuft (Iberis empervirens) evergreen Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) evergreen Moss Pink (Phlox subulata) 3.
The mechanism of action of the herbal preparation, which includes extracts of bitter candytuft, matricaria flower, peppermint leaves, caraway, licorice root, and melissa balm requires further study, Dr.
We are still short, you see, of calendula, camellia, campanula, and candytuft.
Where dry soil and dry skies prevail, choose drought-resistant annuals such as portulaca, celosia, cosmos, sunflower, amaranthus, candytuft, dusty miller, gazania, spider flower, sweet alyssum, and vinca.
Sow hardy annuals like calen-dula, godetia, larkspur and candytuft outside where you would like them to flower.