Irish wildflowers

Photos: nr Clonakilty, Co.Cork

Garden Candytuft
Iberis umbellata
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering May-September. Annual. Garden escape. Introduced.

Various cultivars are available. 4-petalled flowers can be white, pink, purple, red or mauve. Lance-shaped green leaves. Height to 25cm.

Tolerates poor soils, prefers full sun. Rarely recorded garden escape or discard.

Similar: Perennial Candytuft. White flowers.

Please Contact me if you find mistakes. All images used are copyright.