Iberis Snowflake – Buy alpine plants


Good white flowers over evergreen foliage in spring and early summer.

Handy size grown in a 9 cm pot:

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Iberis sempervirens Snowflake description

Very bright, white flowers in spring and early summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for the front of a border, or cascading over a wall, rockery or by a patio and is trouble-free in any reasonably drained soil.

Common name: Snowflake Candytuft.

Iberis sempervirens Snowflake
Iberis sempervirens Snowflake

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a space in the front of a plant border.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

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[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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