Iberis is one of the most tolerant of all annuals. This quick growing plant, produces clusters of fragrant white, pink or red flowers. The blooms may be numerous enough to completely cover the lance-shaped leaves. It is highly attractive to beneficial insects.
Sow seeds in September or February/March where they are to flower.
Thrives best in full sun.
Any well-drained garden soil will do.
Scientists were able to revive a flowering plant from the fossilized fruit found in the stomach of an Arctic ground squirrel who was trapped in ice around 32,000 years ago.