Iberis sempervirens – Evergreen Candytuft
Iberis sempervirens is a popular choice for gardeners due to its low maintenance and versatility. This compact, evergreen perennial plant produces fragrant masses of small, white flowers that bloom from early spring until early summer. The flowers are highly attractive to pollinators such as bees and butterflies, adding to the plant’s value.
You can use Iberis sempervirens in a variety of ways in your garden, such as a ground cover, in rock gardens, or as an edging plant. Its compact growth habit makes it perfect for small gardens, and planting it en masse creates a stunning display. This plant thrives in full sun to part shade, and prefers well-drained soil.
Iberis sempervirens can grow to a height of 30 cm and a spread of 40 cm, making it a great space saving option, and an attractive pot plant. It is also very frost hardy, and drought tolerant once established.
Maintenance is minimal, with only a a light feed at the start of spring. Also benefits from a light pruning after the blooming period, which will keep it looking neat.
This plant is a great choice for gardeners looking for a low-growing, low-maintenance, versatile, and attractive option for their garden.
- Height: 30 cm
- Width: 40 cm
- Light: Full sun, part shade