Candytuft

Iberis sempervirens

  • Candytuft
  • Candytuft
  • Candytuft
  • Candytuft
  • Flower name
    Candytuft
  • Scientific name
    Iberis sempervirens
  • Aliasトキワナズナ, Iberis, 常盤薺, キャンディタフト, Candytuft, イベリス・ウンベラタ, ベリス・セルペルウィレンス, イベリス・アマラ
  • Place of originSpain, Greece
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June
  • Language of flowersMemories of first love

What is Candytuft

Iberis (scientific name: Iberis spp.) is a half hardy annual or perennial of the family native to Spain from Greece. Many florets gather and bloom semispherically. The flower was named by growing up in the Iberian peninsula in Spain. In English names, it is called candytuft because the appearance of flowers is similar to sugar confectionery. Typical varieties include the following. Iberis sempervirens are evergreen crawling perennials and branch well and bloom white flowers with a plant height of 15 to 20 cm. Iberis umbellata is well branched and becomes a plant height of 10 - 60 cm. White - red - purple - peach - colored flowers are blooming in flowers arrangement and used in flower arrangements. Iberis amara is an annual grass that blooms a fragrant cruciform white flower and the plant height is 15 to 40 cm. Inflorescence is initially scattered and then becomes a gross shape. In this species (I. amara) flower begins to bloom, Alyssum. Flower language is "memories of first love". White flowers with a sweet fragrance may invite nostaldee.

Common name: Iberis , Scientific name: Iberis sempervirens, aka: Iberis, Candy tuft (Candytuft), Origin: Spain, Greece , Plant height: 20 to 30 cm, leaf shape: spatula, alternate, leaf shape: linear, feathery, inflorescence form: raceme, corolla: cruciform, outside 2 large, inside 2 small, Flower color: white · red · purple · pink color, flowering period: April to June, floret diameter: 1 cm, fruit diameter: flat.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Iberis
  • Species
    I. spp.
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typea half hardy annual or perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ cm

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