Iberis saxatilis
Iberis saxatilis
Iberis saxatilis
Iberis saxatilis
Iberis saxatilis

Iberis saxatilis

Alpine Candytuft

Brassicaceae

Height

10 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

June

Foliage colour

dark green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

sensitive to winter wet

Plant range

S-Europe

Iberis is a genus of around 50 species in the Brassicaceae, most of which are native to regions around the Mediterranean. Those species that can be grown here in Iceland are well suited to rock gardens as they need very sharp drainage and full sun.

Propagation:


Basal cuttings in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Rock garden plant that needs sharp drainage.

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