Iberis 'Fairyland Mixed'


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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour






Skill level


Iberis 'Fairyland Mixed'

Plant details

Iberis 'Fairyland Mixed'  is a useful plant for rock gardens and well-drained borders, forming dense evergreen mats which make a good background for the round heads of pink flowers in late spring and early summer. When not in flower, the mats make a good background for other flowers that enjoy similar growing conditions, especially rock plants like thrift, alpine pinks and early dwarf spring bulbs. They also provide structure to a rock garden in winter when there is little else to see.

Plant Iberis 'Fairyland Mixed'  strategically along paths or to outline steps, to make the most of this valuable feature. 

Family: Brassicaceae

Genus: Iberis

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 20cm

Time to take cuttings: May to July

Flowering period: May to August

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My father gave me a clump of this from his aunt's garden where she had in growing in the early 1970's and I now have clumps of it all over my garden. It divides so easily and is very hardy. It is probably the whitest flower you'll ever see in a garden. Well worth having.

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