(i-BE-ris: sem-per-VI-renz) Means 'evergreen'.
Clusters of white flowers on plants that grow 10-12" (25-30cm) tall. Blooming starts in early may. Most effective display when used in groups of five or more plants, each spaced about 10 inches apart. The flowering stems are long enough to use in cut flower arrangements. Shear back after blooming is done in mid summer for a neater appearance. Great for edging or as a ground cover. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, moist but well-drained. Full sun to part shade.
Iberis sempervirens is native from Southern Europe and Western Asia. Surface sow at 70F, germinates in less than two weeks, Needs light for germination. After seedlings appear lightly cover with a thin layer of soil medium.