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Iberis Sempervirens

Botanical Name:

Iberis sempervirens

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Perennials, Ground Cover, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Numerous small, white flowers of up to 2 in. clusters in March-May. Petals are scissor shaped or as a narrow "X" they are oblong-spatulate shape, clawed, with the outer 2 petals longer than the inner 2. Petals are 1-1.5 cm in diameter. Inflorescence a flat-topped, congested raceme, terminal, around 4-5 cm. Flowers can turn light pink as they get older.

Fruit

The fruit is an orbicular-elliptic silicle, green maturing to brown, and 1/5".

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Brassicales

Family

Brassicaceae

Genus

Iberis

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