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.


     
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